We all need a little help sometimes.
This is a short blog, it is meant to guide those who have adult loved ones who suffer from mental illness. I certainly do not have the answers, but I do like to research all sorts of things on the Internet. I did a search and came up with two great sites.
Goals of the World Fellowship for Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders
WFSAD is the only worldwide grassroots education, support and advocacy organization focusing on families of people with schizophrenia and allied disorders.
Our Vision: Families and individuals with schizophrenia and allied disorders living meaningful and productive lives without discrimination.
Our Mission: To support and empower families through development of family self-help, education and advocacy.
Family is defined by caring relationships between people with schizophrenia and allied disorders, their relatives, friends, and supporting individuals.
Our Values: Accessibility and Inclusiveness, Respect and Integrity, Importance of Family, Responsiveness, Transparency.
The National Alliance On Mental Illness
But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.