Caring for the caregivers
How to support caregivers of persons with mental illness
In this virtual community event, Our Better World will focus on caregivers, the invisible heroes caring for persons with mental illness.
Leaders of caregiver support communities - Bagus Utomo of KPSI in Indonesia, Meena Mutha of Manav Foundation in India and Tim Lee of Caregivers Alliance Ltd in Singapore - will share their perspectives on the lived experience of caregivers, what drives and motivates them, and how they are finding the support they need from one another.
Date and Time
5 November 2020, Thursday
5.00PM - 6.30PM (Singapore GMT+8)
ABOUT THE PANELISTS
Komunitas Peduli Skizofrenia Indonesia (KPSI)
Bagus Utomo is the Founder of KPSI - Indonesia Community Care for Schizophrenia. KPSI provides patients and caregivers with the tools to find the knowledge and treatment they need to get better.
Meena is Founder and Trustee of Manav Foundation in India which provides mental health support for caregivers and their care-recipients through early intervention and rehabilitation.
Caregivers Alliance Limited
Tim is the Exec Director of Caregivers Alliance Limited (CAL), a professional non-profit in Singapore dedicated to meeting the needs of families and caregivers of persons with mental health issues.
Event will be taking place on Zoom