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Ensuring families remain at the heart of quality mental health service delivery

Within this site you will find useful information and resources if you are a person living with mental health issues, a carer, family member, friend, mental health professional or commissioner.

Dr. Gráinne Fadden, Programme Director

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  1. Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges that carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK Carers Week 2016 will take place from Monday 6 to Sunday 12 June 2016. The campaign is brought to life by the individuals and organisations […]

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    The new ‘MyCare’ app, developed by Meriden Family Programme in partnership with families and carers of people who live with a mental health condition, is designed to help carers take good care of themselves. The app is free to download for phones and tablets that are running Android or iOS from either the Google Play […]

  3. A Clinical Psychologist in London is looking to use family work within the Bangladeshi community and is asking for anyone who has experience of this or who is interested in this, to get in touch with Nicola Begum at Nicola.Begum@elft.nhs.uk.   For information on the Bangladeshi Project please click on the attached document BFT Bangladeshi Project.

Recovery for Carers

Recovery for carers, family and friends is as vital, for their own health and wellbeing, as the recovery of the person with mental health issues.

The recovery for carers, family and friends pages offer a wealth of support, advice, information and research evidence.

Why not try the free MyCare App?

MyCare helps carers and family members take good care of themselves. You can download the MyCare app here or view it on the MyCare app website.