This website provides information and peer support for family members who have a loved one who suffers from a serious 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.
Research is important.
Here is another request for people to participate in a research survey:
Quote "My name is Matia Monastra and I am a doctorate student of Lancaster University conducting research on the relationship between difficult experiences in childhood, such as trauma, and later unusual experiences. I am doing this by carrying out an online survey and am inviting people to participate." Unquote.
Full details at:
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