A May 12th news release from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH):
When someone experiences a psychotic episode for the first time, one of the most valuable sources of support is their family. As author and CAMH Family Worker Sabrina Baker [pictured, person on right] explains, the complexities and challenges they face can often lead to frustration, a sense of isolation, and even raise concerns about their own mental health.To read the entire article, please click here.
A new CAMH-published book will help to inform and support families facing these situations, and it’s already garnering positive responses. Written by Sabrina, who works in the First Episode department, and Lisa Martens (formerly of CAMH), Promoting Recovery from First-Episode Psychosis was launched last week. The book is also available in electronic form - click here to download. (PDF)
Family-Centered Care Initiative
Photo courtesy of CAMH.