Mental Illness: Understanding the Impact on Families and How to HelpSystems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center Publications and Presentations
UMMS AffiliationDepartment of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Services Research
SubjectsParenting; Parents; Family Relations; Mental Disorders; Mentally Ill Persons
AbstractAbstract: Family is the context where mental health recovery takes place. Mental health services need to take a whole-of-family approach when working with people with a mental illness. Supporting people with a mental illness in their family roles actually improved the mental health outcomes of people participating in their programs.
SourceNicholson, J. (2010, May). Mental illness: Understanding the impact on families and how to help. Presented as the 12th Annual Bruce Woodcock Memorial Lecture, Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Citation InformationJoanne Nicholson. "Mental Illness: Understanding the Impact on Families and How to Help" (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/joanne_nicholson1/40/