Lifeline counsellors are witnessing some very strong personal resilience among the people affected by the recent floods, according to Lifeline Community Recovery Manager Richard Johnson. “Although the flooding has been the worst in living history for most Queenslanders, the attitude of people affected has mostly been realistic and optimistic,” he said.
LIFELINE Community Recovery Officers have been put on standby pending the psychological and emotional aftermath of the floods. From the many years of experience Lifeline has had in supporting people following disaster events, they know only too well how events as the floods can have a powerful impact on the psychological and emotional well being of those affected. Read more for tips.
Over 120 children in foster care were given a special treat this Christmas when corporate friends TJH and Airport Link hosted a Christmas party in Kedron last Wednesday for children connected to Lifeline’s Families Plus Foster & Kinship Care Program.