Contents: Ten people discuss having a relative with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder: What it is like when your child or sibling becomes mentally ill. Avoidable mistakes. Down-to-earth suggestions for people with a mentally ill family member. A basic theme: setting limits so as to be able to have your own life. The ongoing impact of having a mentally ill family member
Contents: This video series is a useful tool for supporting professional mental health treatment programmes and for staff training. It comprises eleven videos divided into two parts: an overview of psychiatric illness and discussion of specific psychiatric disorders
This video explains the different features of bipolar disorder and the interactions between mania and depression and chemical dependency. Examples illustrate the importance of medication, abstinence, and spirituality to achieve and maintain emotional or psychiatric stability and sobriety.