Published on 22 Feb 2022

Caregivers spotlight: 'It takes a village to take care of a person with a mental health condition'

Yahoo Singapore, 22 Feb -

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A group of final year students from NTU’s WKWSCI realises that there is still a lack of support for caregivers, who are often thrown into their roles without prior knowledge and preparation on how to best take care of their wards.

Partnering with the Institute of Mental Health and Caregivers Alliance Limited, these students launched Prepare to Care, a campaign that encourages caregivers to better prepare themselves mentally when caring for youth aged 7-19 years old with mental health illnesses. They also hope to normalise help-seeking behaviours and equip caregivers with useful and practical tips to integrate into their caregiving journey.