SUPPORT in Mind Scotland's Carers' Information Pack - relaunched during Carers Week 2016 - gives information to carers, friends and families about mental illness and where to find support.

It aims to meet some of the basic information needs of carers, family members and friends of people who have been diagnosed as having a mental illness or serious mental health problem. 

You can access the individual fact-sheets by clicking on the subjects below.

The newly-updated pack contains information on factsheets which cover –

Introduction - Who is a carer?

Mental illness 

Psychosis

Treatments for mental illness

Where to get support

Legal issues and carers' rights

Communication

Confidentiality

Coping strategies

Physical health

Forensic Mental Health Service

We welcome requests from individual carers and organisations.  Please contact our National office if you are interested in obtaining a copy – 0131 662 4359.