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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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News

  1. New figures released for Carers Week in June 2020 show that an additional 4.5 million people in the UK have become unpaid carers as a result of COVOID-19. This brings the total of unpaid carers up from 9.1 million, before the outbreak, to a huge new total of 13.6 million – one in four of […]

  2. As we adapt to living with the impact of COVID-19, face-to-face help and support is being increasingly replaced by new ways of working using technology. For some carers, friends and family members, using their phone, tablet or computer to access this help and support online may be unfamiliar.  Meriden Family Programme’s Carer Consultant, Michele Gladden, […]

  3. This is Mental Health Awareness Week, and this year the theme is Kindness. In times of crisis, it has never been more important to take care of our mental wellbeing, and look out for others. As part of Mental Health Awareness week, BBC News has also just brought to our attention an online resource produced […]

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.