This website provides information and peer support for family members who have a loved one who suffers from a major mental illness. You will find suggestions and strategies that were helpful in promoting a significant recovery for my daughter who has lived with Schizophrenia for the past sixteen years. The primary focus of the site is caretaking; however you will also find basic information on several major mental disorders, plus links to respected sources for more in-depth information.
Mental illness can be devastating for families.
"Hope and clarity can ease the caregiving burden and contribute to successful outcomes" MJS.
Hello All. Here is a research project looking for input.
Quote "I'm a trainee clinical psychologist and I'm doing research into the experiences of families (particularly young people aged 18-35) where a parent has experienced psychosis or received a diagnosis of schizophrenia." Unquote. Please see poster below which has more information about the study.
Poster - http://ibb.co/mfp1ck
Survey below posted on behalf or a researcher from UK. Please check it out if interested.
Hi! I am a psychologist in clinical training and as part of my doctorate thesis I am looking at the role of adverse experiences and self-conscious emotions upon psychological wellbeing. If you feel that adverse experiences and self-conscious emotions have impacted upon your psychological wellbeing, I would like to invite you to take part in my study. This will involve you completing an anonymous survey online.
After completing the survey you will be given the option to enter your email address so that I can send you a summary of the findings. You will also have the option to be entered in to a prize draw to win a £30 Amazon voucher. I really appreciate your help and any time that you can give to taking part in my study. It is my hope that this research will be helpful to people who have these experiences in the future by increasing our understanding of them. If you would like to find out more information or would like to take part please click on the link below. Thank you!!
Link SURVEY Link