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Caring for someone with psychosis? Great website here

www.mentalhealthcare.org.uk gives reliable and up-to-date information to relatives and friends of people with psychosis.

 

The evidence-based website aims to help people in their caring role and is created by researchers and mental health professionals who work at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.

 

The easy-to-navigate and regularly updated site provides information about different aspects of psychosis, treatment and care. Short, filmed interviews with health professionals and researchers complement the text and there are downloadable summaries of research about psychosis, written in plain English.

 

There are also pages where visitors can submit questions to a pharmacist, a psychologist, a psychiatrist and a social worker.

 

www.mentalhealthcare.org.uk has been awarded the Information Standard ‘quality mark’ which was developed by the Department of Health and aims to help members of the public identify trustworthy information and give them confidence in what they read.

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