New Caregiver How-to Videos, Insurance Webinar, Family Stories, and Print Resources
One of the hardest parts of caring for someone who has a mood disorder is deciding, as a family, how to best support that person when times get tough. The first video discusses how to come together to create a family action plan in five manageable steps. The second video addresses a common situation that confronts family caregivers–working with primary care providers in managing care. Although primary care providers are not necessarily mental health experts, they can be great resources for your loved one and can ease the transition into treatment.
What Families Need to Know About Mental Health and Insurance Webinar
What can make the stress of supporting your loved one even worse? Seeking services for their treatment and being surprised, after the fact, by a hefty bill. Watch our free webinar, What Caregivers Need to Know About Mental Health and Insurance, to learn how to make the most of insurance coverage.
New Publications Now Available
The 20-page Adult Depression: Stories of Families and Hope features 6 family stories of adult depression. The 60-page Helping Someone Living with Depression or Bipolar Disorder: A Handbook for Families and Caregivers takes the reader through everything they need to know from diagnosis to helping someone maintain wellness. An essential read for all caregivers.
Go to our Publications page to order materials today!
Family Stories, Web Tools, and Resources
Here are some additional tools and resources that can inspire hope and help you along the way.
Families for Depression Awareness (FFDA) developed these new caregiver resources with review by FFDA-affiliated experts. This project was supported by a sponsorship from the Allergan Foundation, Takeda Lundbeck Alliance, and Janssen. Allergan Pharmaceuticals, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Lundbeck, and Janssen Pharmaceuticals were not involved in content development. The content and opinions expressed in these resources are solely those of FFDA and the experts involved.