Event: 1997 TheMHS Awards
Type of resource: TheMHS Awards
Award state: QLD
Award level: Gold
Award category: Best Consumer Involvement in Services or Projects
Abstract: Building Blocks Consumer Network offers peer support and information for people who experience a mental illness in the Caboolture and surrounding areas. The Peer Initiative Project promotes the concept of mutual support and has developed projects such as a 24 hour Chatline, Recovery Cells, a Quiet Space and Resource Centre. In addition to this, consumers provide an active and effective service to Caboolture Adult Mental Health Service. Description of Facility/Organisation: Consumer Network and Peer Support and involvement in Mental Health Service delivery in the Caboolture (QLD) and surrounding area. The Building Block Consumer Network works in partnership with Caboolture Adult Mental Health Service which covers the Caboolture and Kilcoy Shire in South East Queensland (population 10,000).