1. The highs and lows of caring
Family caregiving for people with severe mental illness involves feelings of stigma and burden; however, these expericences can be coupled with positive caregiving experiences.
More than 1 in 3 family caregivers are at the point of reaching breaking point.
4 in 10 feels unable to cope with the constant anxiety of caring and experience these feelings "quite a lot" or "sometimes"
Family caregivers have typically cared for their loved one for
Caring can also involve positive experiences with more than half of caregivers discovering inner strength.