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Patient & Caregiver Resource Center

Whether you live with a mental illness yourself or you provide support to someone who does, this resource center is for you. It features information that individuals can use to learn about their condition and to help them as they work with providers toward recovery. And if you are an advocate for someone with a mental illness, you will find here tools to help you become a more effective one.

I Am A Caregiver

Someone you care about has a mental illness. Educating yourself about your loved one’s mental health condition is the first step toward providing strong, informed support.

I Am A Patient

If you have recently been diagnosed with a mental health condition, you are not alone. Millions of Americans live with mental illness. In this section of the Patient & Caregiver Resource Center, you will find resources to educate yourself about your condition and to become an advocate for your own recovery.

I Am A Provider

Are you a health care professional who cares for someone with a mental illness? This section of the Patient & Caregiver Resource Center contains tools to help you in your interactions with patients and their caregivers and advocates.

For more firsthand perspective and insights from those living with mental illness, visit OPEN Mental Health

Featured Resources

Introduction To The Eight Dimensions Of Wellness

Introduction To The Eight Dimensions Of Wellness

Dwayne Mayes, Patient & Caregiver Section Advisor, sits down with Dennis Sholler from the field medical affairs team to discuss the eight dimensions of wellness. Here, Dwayne defines “wellness” and what it means to live a wellness lifestyle. Dwayne and Dennis discuss the eight dimensions of wellness, how they are…
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Support Tools

State Of The Union: A Critical Look At The Policy & Legislation Impacting U.S. Behavioral Health Care

State Of The Union: A Critical Look At The Policy & Legislation Impacting U.S. Behavioral Health Care

Changes in delivery and reimbursement for mental health services were abundant in 2018, spurred by a combination of state and federal initiatives aimed at improving behavioral health in the United States. The trend is expected to continue throughout 2019. During this webinar, Nathaniel Counts, Senior Policy Director at Mental Health…

Supporting Organization Resources

“Lighting Your Way”: A Digital Tool For Caregivers Of Loved Ones With The Behavioral Symptoms Of Dementia

“Lighting Your Way”: A Digital Tool For Caregivers Of Loved Ones With The Behavioral Symptoms Of Dementia

John Schall, Chief Executive Officer of Caregiver Action Network, chats with Dennis Sholler about “Lighting Your Way,” a new digital tool for caregivers of loved ones with the behavioral symptoms of dementia. During this interview, John walks through the “Lighting Your Way” digital tool on the Caregiver Action Network website….
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Section Advisors

  • Kathy Day, MPA, BA, AA

    Patient & Caregiver Section Advisor

  • Dwayne Mayes, MS Mental Health Counseling

    Patient & Caregiver Section Advisor

If you or someone you know is in a crisis, please contact the Suicide Prevention Hotline/Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or text the Crisis Text Line at 741-741.