Importance of Families and Carers during mental health conditions.
A carer is someone who has ongoing relationship with the person who experiences mental health condition and is also providing support in their recovery, addition to their usual relationships. Carers who truly belief in the potential of the person, provides strength and support in their recovery. By following these tips carers can increase the positive attitude and resilience for themselves and the person to support. These ideas support in recovery from metal health illness both for the person and carers.
1. Identify the strengths of the person and encourage them or talk about it, rather than labeling the person with illness.
2. Follow " I believe in you approach" - Support the person in creating realistic and achievable goals in their recovery and celebrate each milestone.
3. Carers should not put themselves last. Just like before the flight takes off, passengers are told to put the oxygen mask first on themselves and la