Personal accounts of mental illness
Personal accounts from people with mental illness and those providing care
- Feeling the impact of mental illness
- An account of hallucinations and delusions
- Be loyal to wellness
- That's what it's like to be a carer
Describes a framework for understanding the common emotional experience of families of people with mental illness and people with mental illness themselves as they come to terms with the impact of mental illness on their lives.
Describes a personal account of the experiences of hallucinations and delusions.
Written by a Sandy Jeffs, this is a personal reflection of what is helpful to her when she is in a psychotic state - what do I expect my carers to do when I am unreaching and unreachable?
A personal account of being the father of a son with schizophrenia who speaks about the trauma and anguish associated with the experience and the development over time of acceptance, strength and hope.