SFNZ National Council
To carry a message of hope for family / whānau of people who are experiencing a major mental illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, depression etc.
To provide the best possible education, advocacy and support for family / whānau of people experiencing a major mental illness.
We believe that families and whānau can play a key role in the recovery process for someone who experiences a mental illness.
We use the terms ‘family’ and ‘whānau’ to describe anyone who cares for or supports a person experiencing a major mental illness.
Supporting Families New Zealand has a network of branches throughout the country that provide information, education, support and training to the families / whānau of people experiencing mental illness.
Position Statement on behalf of families / whānau. Who we are, who do we serve and what do they want?
You can contact us by phone 06 343 9535 or 021 744 106 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fiona Perry, National Coordinator.