‘Recovery for me means taking each day as it comes and focusing on the positives. And knowing that you’re going to be okay.’
‘I was in hospital earlier in the year. My case manager from the clinical mental health service suggested Nundah House. I chatted to two people from Nundah House and they said it’d be alright if I stayed. I ended up staying for four weeks.
‘Nundah House was really modern and beautiful. There were all these different people there. The staff workers were really nice and just easy-going and not pretentious. At night time we’d all get together and help cook.
If you’ve got an issue with something or if something’s not working out they can help you work out the situation
'It was a bit overwhelming at times but not in a bad way it was just sort of a shock to the system.
‘I was really unwell before I was with Neami, a lot of things happened. But they were very helpful and genuine people.
‘I’m with Neami Partners in Recovery now. My current support worker is really lovely. My support worker helps me work through things. Just living life.
You know, you’re not always positive even when you are well. But you know you’re going to be ok.
Take a break to get well
Short-term, residential services can help to avoid hospitalisation or provide support to transition back into the community following hospitalisation.