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Its madness – I became involved

I titled by blog “It’s Madness” for the double meaning: 1) my relative is mad 2) many folks have called me mad to get involved. My relative became mentally ill in his late 20s (about 20 yrs. ago), so I grew up hearing bits and pieces about his struggles.  The couple times I had met … Continue reading

My Introduction

I have been a guardian and conservator for a mentally ill relative for the past 5 yrs.  I’ve been surprised that the resources out there for guardians are limited.  NAMI has support groups for people that have family members who are mentally ill, but I found it difficult to get to them as I worked … Continue reading