This topic provides an overview of how to use this program, what it feels like to be a carer of someone with a mental illness, the challenges related to caring, and an overview of the six phases of caring.
This topic looks at the mental health system, including roles of mental health professionals, Queensland legislation, admissions to hospital, and Phase 3 of the Carer Life Course: Adjustment to the caring role.
This topic represents an overview of treatment plans, goals, medications, and carer's experiences with treatment, including common frustrations. This topic also looks at Phase 4: Managing the caring role.
This website is an initiative of the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Services Mental Health Carer Reference Group.
Financial support has been provided by the Partners in Recovery Sunshine Coast and Gympie Region.
Carers Queensland has developed this site on behalf of the Sunshine Coast Mental Health Carer Reference Group with the use of content from Carers News South Wales Mental Health Foundation for Carers with permission from New South Wales Health.