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Circle of Care

A Helpful Resource for Caregivers Circle of Care: A Guidebook for Mental Health Caregivers provides resources and information to help friends, family and others who care for an adult with a mental health condition.

Caring for the Caregiver

By Stefanie Hoffman | Nov. 05, 2019 Few words can describe the relief I felt when, with the bang of a gavel, a juvenile court judge decided that my then 14-year-old daughter would attend a mental health boarding school instead of prison. Nine months earlier, she had gotten into trouble with the law for a…
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Through the Eyes of a Young Caregiver

By Rhonda M. Lee | Nov. 22, 2019 My mother was diagnosed with a mental illness when I was in middle school during the early ’80s. Being a young caregiver for a loved one with mental illness involved struggles no child should ever have to endure. Her health challenges presented phases of unbearable beatings, heartbreaking and…
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Mental Health In The Workplace: The Value Of Rest

By Jennifer W. Adkins, Ph.D. | Aug. 28, 2017   Earlier this week, I found a scrap of paper while cleaning that stopped me in my tracks. On it, I had written “take a year off” followed by a short list of commitments in my personal and professional life. The list included things I had entered into with…
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