Depression is a mental health disorder with a higher prevalence among women. In this episode, Ms. Seema Jaiswal joins the MHT Podcast and talks about her mother’s struggles with depression and how she has supported her as a daughter and a caregiver.
Ms. Seema Jaiswal is a mental health professional and also a partner at MHT. She joins this episode at Caregivers Podcast as she wishes to share her story as a caregiver supporting her mother with depression.
She tells the listener about how she and her family initially ignored her mother’s mental illness. Ms. Seema talks about the time when everybody in her family, even her siblings misunderstood her mother and her symptoms of depression for signs of weakness, being emotional and negative. Due to lack of awareness, Seema’s mother had to also face many issues with her family and herself.
As a caregiver and also a mental health professional, Ms. Seema shares some simple steps an individual can take to support their mother or anyone else who is affected with depression.
Tune in to this episode with Ms. Seema and find out about her journey as a caregiver supporting her mother with depression.
About Caregivers Podcast | MHT Podcast
Caregiver refers to any and everybody who provides care for another individual. There are different kinds of caregivers and each kind comes with It’s own set of roles and responsibilities. Parent and child, owner and pet, care of the elderly, children with special needs, individuals with physical disabilities and/or mental illness; all require adequate amounts of support and this need is fulfilled by the caregivers around them.
However, what about the needs of the caregivers?
Every caregiver has an experience to share, knowledge to impart as well as resources that can educate others. It is also true that caregiving can get exhausting sometimes and that is why Team MHT has developed this safe space for speakers to join and vent out their feelings about this role and its responsibilities.
If you are also supporting an individual with physical or mental health difficulties, then do tune into this podcast where caregivers like you shall be sharing their story and supporting each other.
If you are a caregiver and wish to join the MHT community and share your story, reach out to us on firstname.lastname@example.org
MHT Podcast is an online audio based platform, by Mental Health Today, devoted to sharing information and awareness on mental health-related issues. MHT Podcast has a variety of series such as MHT Podcast | Therapy for Thoughts, MHT Podcast | Autism Support, MHT Podcast | Survivor Series, MHT Podcast | Bibliotherapy, MHT Podcast | Media Reviews, MHT Podcast | Psychology 101 and more. These different series reflect a new and more diverse perspective of mental health in our society and also at an individual level.
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