Help keep minds well
Young carers give till it hurts. But who cares for them when they’re in crisis?
The responsibility of looking after a parent or sibling with a mental health problem can be overwhelming.
The long term impact on the mental health and overall wellbeing of carers can be profound.
A few hours respite each week or perhaps a quiet session with a counsellor can make a difference when young carers aren’t coping. Wesley Mission can help them cope.
The caring can’t stop but the damage to those caring can. Through comprehensive counselling and respite services Wesley Mission helps young carers manage their challenging roles and find hope on the other side.
The latest research in The Wesley Report, Keeping minds well: Caring till it hurts, highlights the situation of many carers looking after someone with a mental health problem.
Help spread the word
You can send an e-card to a relative or friend to say “thanks for caring”. Not only will you be sharing a special message with someone you care about, you will also be helping to spread the word about the many carers who are simply and quietly Caring till it hurts.