Support for people living with a mental health condition is often provided by carers, who may be family members or friends. Carers can provide a range of emotional and practical support, which is an essential part of helping people to recover and live their best lives.
If you are working directly with someone with a mental health condition, it is important to remember that carers:
Messages from mental health carers for: mental health workersIn this video carers provide a message on what they would like to say to mental health workers.Type: Video | Closed captionsViewing time: 2:38 minutesProduced by: Mental Health Commission of NSW
Meet JoIn this video Jo talks about some of her experiences as a carer. She looks back at how the role of carer has changed over the decades, and the progress we've made.Type: Web pageProduced by: SANE AustraliaMental Health: Carers' experiencesThis site provides a collection of audio and video recordings of people caring for loved ones who experience severe mental health problems.Type: Website and videosProduced by: Health Talk Australia
Personal experiences of mental health conditions