A person’s carer is a critical part of their support network. This network influences a person’s wellbeing.
With the permission of the person you are supporting, families and carers should be:
Messages from mental health carers for mental health workersResponses of people who support and love someone with a mental illness when asked 'what would you say to mental health workers?’ Produced by: Mental Health Commission of NSW
Carers of people with mental health conditions (MHCC Mental Health Rights Manual)This chapter of the manual provides information for anyone who cares for someone living with a mental health condition.Type: ManualProduced by: Mental Health Coordinating Council
A Practical Guide for Working with Carers of People with a Mental IllnessThis guide provides an overview of how to work effectively with carers, who are a crucial component of any partnership approach to service delivery.Type: ArticleLength: 48 pagesProduced by: Mind Australia and Helping Minds
Walking with Carers in NSWThis brochure provides an overview of the rights of carers with links to help them access support.Type: BrochureReading/viewing time: 40 pagesProduced by: NSW Health
Family and carer mental health support services and programsThis page describes programs available to support carers and includes the contact details of NSW support services.Type: Web pageProduced by: NSW Health