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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.

The Meriden Family Programme

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  1. Feedback from Facilitators & Families about Online Caring for Carers Experience By Dani Himmelman Coordinator Families Matter In Mental Health Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia   Two online programs were delivered in Nova Scotia, Canada, between May and July 2020: The Covid-19 outbreak has prevented in-person Caring for Carers programs (known in Nova Scotia as […]

  2. The NHS has produced a new simple guide to video consulting. In addition there are resources on this site to help patients to use video technology to seek help and support.

  3. Figures released this summer from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that rates of depression have doubled in their survey group during the COVID-19 pandemic. The figures are based on the number of adults reporting depressive symptoms in Great Britain between 4 and 14 June 2020, based on the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey. This […]

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.