Online information for mental health carers

Online information for mental health carers

If you want to know more about mental illness and caring for someone with a mental illness, you could start with these websites.

Lifeline has a tool kit for carers of people with a mental illness which provides information about:

  • the impact of being a carer
  • strategies for supporting and sustaining yourself as a carer
  • positive ways to help and support a person living with a mental illness
  • carer’s rights and entitlements
  • where to go for help

Other helpful information includes the following.

There are also several forums to chat with other mental health carers: