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Challenges of Mental Illness Caring

17 May 2018

Carers were featured in the news recently, helping to raise awareness of the challenges of being a carer and the need for greater support, particularly for mental health.

 

17 May 2018

ABC News Story: Young Carers Thankful for Mental & Financial Support
A news story that aired on ABC TV 7pm News Bulletin on how three young ACT carers welcome the boosted mental and financial support but want more help into adulthood.

3 ACT young carers

3 ACT young carers

 

11 May 2018

SBS News Story:  What It’s Like to Care for Three Family Members with Severe Mental Illnessess
Jo Buchanan’s journey as a full-time carer has been a difficult one. She reflects on the tough times and the lessons learnt.

Jo Buchanan on SBS Insight

Jo Buchanan on SBS Insight program on mental illness