Tune into another episode from the series, MHT Caregiver Podcast. In this episode, Ms. Manvi Tiwai, who is a mental health advocate, talks about her experience with supporting her mother who had been affected by OCD and Depression in her past.
Manvi shares with the listeners how she supported her mother as a small daughter. Simple steps such as reading about symptoms online, taking her mother for medical and therapy appointments as well as not being bothered by stigma are some tips shared by Manvi when we asked her about how to support parents with mental illnesses.
Explore more such information that can help you with your caregiving role in this new podcast episode from MHT Caregiver Podcast. Tell us in the comments how you support your mother or father with their mental illness.
About Ms. Manvi Tiwari
Ms. Manvi Tiwar is an anxiety survivor and a mental health advocate. She has seen mental health issues from pretty much every angle—when she herself had it, when a loved one had it and now helping strangers who have it. She has been hearing normalizing mental health issues for years. It’s time we get radical about it.
Manvi is also currently an intern at the International MUN. She has a little brand of her and her sister called BREAKING BARRIERS. Through the brand, she plans that she wishes to implement. She wishes to reach out to as many people as possible. She has so far successfully encouraged a lot of people to forget about the stigma and seek required help. She wishes to do the same in future too on larger scales.
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.
Subscribe to MHT and become a part of the community. Get weekly updates on new MHT Blogs, MHT Podcasts and MHT Webinars from Mental Health Today. If you are seeking the help of a professional, explore the MHT Directory and find an expert can support your needs and requirements. Explore various products at MHT Store that can assist you to overcome your emotional or psychological or mental health problems.
It is important for caregivers to also give time to their mental health and emotional wellbeing. Mind Alcove App – A comfortable, friendly, and private space for your mind, can lend that mental health support to caregivers as well.
You can write everything about your life in this one space, for your unique journaling and mood regulation needs. Mind Alcove also extends an in-app anonymous community platform for you to get a little extra support or guidance and feel lighter through sharing and caring for other community members. Interact, share experiences with an empathetic community. Seek comfort, guidance, and support with an empathetic and caring community without worrying about validation or judgment.
Download the app from your PlayStore or AppStore and take better care of your thoughts and emotions whenever transitions, such as the pandemic, occur in your life. Download the App now
Picture Credits: https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/health/how-to-provide-care-for-the-caregiver/article25763695.ece