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Family Mental Health Support Services (FMHSS)

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES & SUPPORTING COMMUNITIES

Flexible & Friendly Support

Family Mental Health Support Service (FMHSS) provides free, flexible support that is suitable for children, young people and families affected by, or at risk of, mental health issues through access to a range of early intervention and education services.

FMHSS strengthens and supports families across all communities, including those from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, migrant, refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds.

When mental health issues are emerging in children or behaviours are becoming a concern you can call breakthru for support. Family support is free, flexible and ideal for children and young people aged 0-18 years.

Background

How can Family Mental Health Support Services (FMHSS) help? 

Through FMHSS, breakthru can provide you and your family with counselling, advocacy, referrals and personalised family supports to help with:

Resilience Building

Understanding feelings or emotions

Navigating school transitions

Self-esteem Building

Improving Social Skills

Home-based Family Support

Community Development Activities

Support for Grandparents & Carers