"Recovery isn’t about getting back to how you were before,
it's about building something new" Anonymous
How can you or someone you care for connect with PIR?
There are a number of options for people to connect with FNQ PIR, including:
To connect with FNQ Partners In Recovery please contact us on:
FNQ Champions of Change looked at what we could do to improve mental health and wellbeing. FNQ Champions of Change worked with individuals, families, communities, organisations and businesses to lead change around mental health and wellbeing in the FNQ region.
Please find some of our stories from our FNQ region Champions here:
You can access more videos from current champions by going to our Youtube channel.
Non-Government and Government Service Agency or Providers.
PIR works within a Recovery Practice Framework, therefore we strongly encouraged the referral form to be completed with the individual that would like to access PIR support.
All referrals are assessed on the needs of the individual consumer and the following eligibility. Partners In Recovery is generally offered to people who:
In the North, we experience it all. We know who we are, what we need, and we know how tough times can be. Our land is unique and so are our people. We are resilient and strong, and we’re determined to maintain that strength.
Mustering Wellness is for us up here in the Top End. It is about how we as a community stay well and support ourselves, our families, and those in our region.
It’s a simple, accessible, and confidential way to stay in control of your wellness.
NEA.BPD Aust aims to provide a central resource hub comprising the latest knowledge of BPD. Information, research and articles will be sourced from Australia, the US and Europe and will include books and publications; links to organisations and programmes; and conference presentations
Project Air is a Personality Disorders Strategy that aims to enhance treatment options for people with Personality Disorder and their families and carers. The Project Air Strategy endorses an integrative collaborative relational approach and thereby promotes a personality disorders-friendly health service.
AIR symbolises life and hope, and is something light yet powerful.
The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit organisation and world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is an emotional disorder that causes emotional instability, leading to stress and other problems. People with borderline personality disorder have a distorted image of themselves and often feel worthless and fundamentally flawed. They will have outbursts of anger, impulsivity and frequent mood swings. Many people with borderline personality disorder get better with treatment and can live happy, peaceful lives.
The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) brings research, expertise and evidence from leaders in the field together in one place. It's a one stop portal to make eating disorders information a lot more accessible for everyone.
Beyond Blue is working to reduce the impact of anxiety, depression and suicide in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.
ReachOut.com provides specially targeted information to help any young person who visits the service. When they visit ReachOut.com, a young person will be guided to practical tools designed just for their needs, even when they don’t know what they’re looking for.
QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for people of diverse sex, genders and sexualities. QLife provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people of all ages.
Bipolar Australia is an independent non for profit organisation registered in April, 2014. It is the initiative of a group of members of the Ryde Bipolar Support Group. This group believes in the benefit of the person to person approach in bringing awareness around Bipolar, educating about the condition and creating support in an open and inclusive community.
High Res is designed to help serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) members and their families manage stress and build resilience. The High Res suite includes a website and app which were developed by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs in collaboration with the Department of Defence.
High Res is based on the ADF’s BattleSMART (self-management and resilience training) program which adapts cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) tools for daily stress management and resilience training.
OnTrack aims to support the Australian community to achieve mental and physical health and wellbeing. There are many Australians who do not access health care services for a range of reasons such as distance and cost. Making services available online means that more people will be able to get help for their mental and physical health concerns. OnTrack offers free access to online programs, information, quizzes and advice (Alcohol, Depression, Diabetes, Families and Friends, Flood and Storm Recovery, Mental Health and more)