Family & Youth

The stigma around mental health hinders support while silencing those who need it. We focus on how this affects families and youth, and what we can do to be more inclusive.

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Stories

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  • 07 Oct 2019
  • 5-minute read

Rediscovering life in death

Their kids took their own lives, but these bereaved mothers have turned grief into support for other youth living with mental illness in Singapore.

Singapore Suicide survivor Family support
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  • 07 Oct 2019
  • 5-minute read

It wasn’t just me - a journey from hopeless to hopeful

Struggling with mental health? Over The Rainbow makes sure you never walk alone.

Singapore Depression Family support
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  • 07 Oct 2019
  • 4-minute read

City of hope — turning Bali’s ‘disgrace’ into pride

Nyoman’s decade-long struggle with schizophrenia almost cost him his family, but Rumah Berdaya helped him reclaim his life.

Indonesia Caregiving Schizophrenia
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Blog Posts

Struggling with your mental health or know of someone who is? Hear from real people who've been there too.

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  • 03 Oct 2019
  • 6-minute read

When illness is a stepping stone towards positive experiences

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The Tapestry Project SG
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  • 03 Oct 2019
  • 3-minute read

My fight with depression

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The Tapestry Project SG
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  • 03 Oct 2019
  • 4-minute read

When nothing seems to work

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The Tapestry Project SG

Support Toolkit

Hotlines and resources to help you understand the mental health maze.

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As a suicide survivor, it is devastating when you lose a loved one or a friend to suicide. The feelings of grief and sadness can be overwhelming.

2-minute read

Helplines, support groups, training programmes and other resources for caregivers of those with mental health issues.

2-minute read

Need to talk? Here’s a list of hotlines in Asia that can offer a listening ear, or respond to a crisis.

3-minute read

What to look out for if you are a caregiver to someone with a mental health condition.

5-minute read

The pain that you are experiencing can be overwhelming. Some days, it may even seem like it will not ever go away.

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A multi-plot interactive story of a father’s journey in coping with the aftermath of his son’s failed suicide attempt.

4-minute read

Don’t let these common misconceptions about caregiving stop you from getting the support you need.

4-minute read

Not sure how to ask for help? Read on for practical tips on how to get support from those around you.

4-minute read

Self-care strategies to prevent or recover from caregiver stress and burnout.

3-minute read

What to look out for if you’re feeling overwhelmed while caring for someone.

4-minute read

A short quiz to find out if you’re a caregiver to someone with a mental health issue.

4-minute read

This guide is written to help people respond to those at risk of suicide. Each person is different and any support must take into account the person’s unique needs.

5-minute read

Over 700,000 die due to suicide every year, and many more are affected, whether as someone who is grappling with suicidal ideation, or as a loved one. Here’s what mental health professionals share about understanding suicide.

4-minute read

Ways to support a caregiver to someone living with mental illness in your life.

1-minute read

Watch how support group Healing Hearts is helping mothers who have lost their children to suicide recover from their grief.

3-minute read

Here are seven practical suggestions to help you cope with COVID-19 if you have a mental health condition.

4-minute read

What to say and do in different scenarios when you think someone has a mental health condition.

6-minute read

What is psychotherapy? What does a psychiatrist do? Get to know what kind of help is out there.

6-minute read

Discover some common mental health conditions and the level of support offered in each country.

1-minute read

Watch for examples of tell-tale signs that someone might have a mental health condition.

1-minute read

Watch how stigma is stopping people from seeking help and getting better.

4-minute read

Get to know the various mental health conditions and how they affect people.