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Family Caregivers for Family Members Living with Schizophrenia

Family Caregivers for Family Members Living with Schizophrenia

Dr. Penny MacCourt, [email protected], works with older adults and their families in community, long-term care and acute-care settings. She explains the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Family Caregiver Advisory Committee, and how their purposes relate to adults living with schizophrenia and to their families and their service providers. She describes her consulting across Canada with adults living with mental health challenges, and with their families and service providers. She shares her impressions of their experiences. She identifies the most challenging of the challenges for adults living with serious mental health conditions, such as schizophrenia, and for their families and their service providers. She describes what she see as the most promising ways of overcoming these. She says what more she would like to see done to promote the most promising ways of coping with the challenges. She comments on the value of archiving Episodes of Schizophrenia Community Radio.

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