Last weekend Fortem hosted seven emergency service families for a South Coast mini getaway – a perfect way to carve out some much-needed family time after the busy-ness of the bushfire and pandemic response over the last few months.
The last few months have been unprecedented and unusual, and even as some normality returns, it can still feel incredibly stressful. And when things feel difficult, it’s reassuring to know who you can reach out to.
There are so many benefits to sharing meals as a family. Research shows that having these family mealtimes more frequently is associated with improved mental health outcomes, helps to build family relationships, and provides opportunities for positive interactions as a
Earlier this year, prompted by the terrible bushfires that ravaged the areas surrounding Canberra, the Espresso Room stores around Canberra ran an appeal raising a staggering $16,000 to support the mental health of those on the front line of the