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Family members or friends who are supporting a person with mental health issues are eligible to use Tandem’s Support and Referral Service.
The Support and Referral Service provides Tandem members with individual advocacy, support and referral through an Advocate.
This may include:
- Assisting family and friends to understand their rights and responsibilities under relevant legislation and service policies and procedures;
- Empowering members to advocate effectively on their own behalf; and
- Providing family and friends with appropriate referrals.
Family and friends can access this support and referral service by becoming a member of Tandem.
For more information please call 1800 314 325 or email [email protected]
The Advocate can advise on the use of the Nominated Persons and Advance Statement components of the Mental Health Act.
Other organisations that may be able to provide support and information that is relevant to you include: