Caring for Ourselves and Others

Contents:

  1. Articles/Fact Sheets
  2. Videos

1. Articles/Fact Sheets:

How to Cope When a Loved One Has a Serious Mental Illness
This article talks about ways to cope when a family member is suffering from a serious mental illness and how to find support.

Supporting a Family Member with Serious Mental Illness
This article discusses how to provide help and support to a family member who has a serious mental illness.


2. Videos:

The Best Way to Help Is Often Just to Listen (Video | Audio)
In this Ted Talk, Sophie Andrews explains how the act of listening is often the best way to help someone.

Transcripts Available: English, Romanian, Spanish, Persian

Each Mind Matters: Oscar's Story
Dr. Oscar Wright talks about how it felt to have a child to be diagnosed with a mental illness.  This video also explores stigma, specifically within the African American community, and tools for recovery.