Whether your loved one has recently been diagnosed with a mental illness, or whether you have lived with this diagnosis for several years, this book will give you fresh insights from the author’s experiences in dealing with her 25-year-old son’s unexpected diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia.
You can get past the feelings of helplessness and denial by learning to accept and take control of your situation. You will see the power of asking for help as you create your team and devise your plan. Support is available from many sources; you are not on this journey alone.
For helpless caregivers who are in denial and frustrated trying to help a mentally ill loved one, Susan Downs provides real life examples and quick solutions to put readers on a pathway to Minding the Matters of the Mind.