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The Caring Together Art Journal Project

Mental health carers as partners in recovery

The No Blame campaign

The No Blame campaign

Why is blame counter productive to creating partnerships in recovery? Help promote a no blame culture with this free poster by Helen Wilding.

Carer strengths – 280 and counting

Mental health carers are often unfairly stigmatized, judged or blamed. Can we change the way we talk about carers, using positive, empowering language?

Taking criticism on the chin – or not

Taking criticism on the chin – or not

Taking criticism on the chin … or not From the author:  Warning – the following content is very emotional and could be triggering. I thought long and hard about whether it was too strong to share, or too undiplomatic, but decided it was important. If we...
Blame

Blame

The blame game There are times when I feel I just can’t get anything right at all. That as a mother I must somehow be responsible for my child’s problems, no matter what I do. If I turn one way then I’m wrong. If I turn the other way then I’m...
It’s hard to let go

It’s hard to let go

I was never a "clucky" person before having children of my own. In my wildest dreams I never imagined that my babies would mean so much to me – that they would change my life for ever. How incredibly blessed am I to have them? How do you describe a love like that? …

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