As a parent, partner, child or carer living first hand with mental illness in your life, you are well qualified to participate in the development of our materials and programs that lead to better mental health outcomes for children of parents with a mental illness.
There are several ways you can get involved. Our Lived Experience Coordinator will work with you to match your skills to things that fit with your availability, interests and experience.
Here’s a taste of some of the things that people with lived experience get involved in:
To join our valued network, please complete a Registration of Interest form. We’d love to hear from you.
COPMI has successfully worked with students and volunteers in the past, although not routinely. Our primary focus is to involve people with lived experience. If you are a student or volunteer with an interest to work with COPMI, please contact our office and ask to speak to our Consumer and Carer Participation Officer.