GP drop in - Rookery Medical Centre If you are a family…
Are you a carer?
3 in 5 people in Suffolk will become a family carer at some point during their lives.
A family carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who struggles due to illness, disability, mental ill health or an addiction.
If you are an Adult providing unpaid care to an ill, older or disabled person it is not “just something you do” you are carrying out a caring role.Learn More
If you are 5-24 years old and care for, or are affected by, a family member who has a physical or mental illness you are a young carer.Learn More
Ensuring everyone gets the support they need
Our highly skilled Advisers listen to the needs and challenges of family carers and can conduct Carers Assessments to ensure they are getting the support they need.
Our Information Team have a wealth of knowledge on the support services available across Suffolk so can help in a solution focusessed way.
Youth Mental Health First Aid Course
Approved by Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England
We deliver Youth MHFA training to those who work with, live with, teach or support young people aged 8 to 18 years. The skills-based training teaches people to spot the signs and symptoms of mental health issues, confidently provide support on a first aid basis and guide a young person towards the support they may need.