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Ensuring families remain at the heart of quality mental health service delivery

Within this site you will find useful information and resources if you are a person living with mental health issues, a carer, family member, friend, mental health professional or commissioner.

The Meriden Family Programme

View more information about the Meriden Family Programme


  1. Carers week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring and highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution carers make to families and communities. Details about carers week and information about support for carers can be found by visiting the Carers UK website https://www.carersuk.org; information for carers is also available on the […]

  2. The Meriden Family Programme would like to invite you to participate in a current piece of research, outlined below. “Family workers’ experiences of delivering Behavioural Family Therapy (BFT) to service-users (and their families) with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and another mental health condition.”  What is the purpose of this research?  The current research will explore clinicians’ […]

  3. What is the training? Psychological therapies for people with severe mental health problems (PTSMHP) are a key part of the integrated offer for adults, as set out in the NHS Long-Term Plan. The Mental Health Implementation Plan and subsequent Community Mental Health Framework for Adults and Older Adults, provides a new framework to ensure services […]

Recovery for Carers

Recovery for carers, family and friends is as vital, for their own health and wellbeing, as the recovery of the person with mental health issues.

The recovery for carers, family and friends pages offer a wealth of support, advice, information and research evidence.

Why not try the free MyCare App?

MyCare helps carers and family members take good care of themselves. You can download the MyCare app here or view it on the MyCare app website.