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Looking at the Part YOU Play in the Family Mental Health Journey and How YOU Can Rewrite the Family Mental Health Story - Shared screen with speaker view
Jane
50:03
NAMI Family to Family is an evidenced based psychoeducational program which addresses these issues. The program is lead by community volunteers that have lived experience. Check out what's available for free to all at https://nami.org/Support-Education
Charlotte Sytnyk
51:51
thank you Jane for that information and the link
Jane
53:54
NAMI Basics is another program which is also evidenced based program which is excellent for primary caregivers for children and youth that are under the age of majority. Having the opportunity to be able to advocate for your child early can make a huge difference in the trajectory of their being able to live their best life. This program is also available OnDemand. https://nami.org/Support-Education/Mental-Health-Education/NAMI-Basics
Terri P
54:23
I have to leave in order to take my son to work, but thank you so much for sharing. This was very encouraging to hear.
Charlotte Sytnyk
54:37
take care, Terri thank you for joining us
Jane
01:01:07
Using I phrases vs You phrases can be helpful for all communications.
Jane
01:08:00
The care receiver will do better if they are able to see that the care giver is doing well. No one wants to be a burden!
Jane
01:12:58
The varying roles that are assumed by different members in a family also adds another wrinkle - often families are torn apart because not everyone is at the same place in processing the emotions attached with unexpected traumatic events.
Jane
01:33:27
Establishing boundaries to maintain a safe environment in the household is very important. Each individual must choose to engage in their own recovery - it's their life!
Jane
01:35:17
Putting the PADs (Psychiatric Advanced Directives) in place while in a place of wellness is so important!
Pam
01:35:34
I think a WRAP plan and/or a CRISIS plan would help families to support their loved ones wishes when they are not able to care for themselves responsibly.
Jane
01:36:03
Pam, totally agree!
Pam
01:37:46
Yes I have seen WRAP classes offered for both family members and loved ones living with mental health conditions.
Jane
01:39:16
When someone is experiencing the symptom of anosognosia (loss of insight) the PAD is essential.
Pam
01:40:48
Are we able to share these recording with others?
Jane
01:41:30
Thank you - Have a great Thanksgiving!
Pam
01:41:34
Thank you all so much. This has been excellent and I look forward to the trainings.