When you have the right resources
and support, you have the power to
stay on track in your or your loved
one’s recovery process.
Tools to stay on track
There are decisions to be made every step of the way along your treatment journey, but with the tools below, you and your Treatment Team can be ready to make more-informed choices that work for you.
- Treatment Team Contact List keeps the contact information for everyone who is helping with your recovery all in one place
- Making an Informed Treatment Choice gives you a space to organize your thoughts about what you would like out of your medication
- Episode Action Plan lists the things that might trigger an episode, so you and your loved one can recognize them, and create strategies to help avoid them
- Treatment Plan has support for you and your loved ones on your continued recovery journey, and offers space to organize your short-term and long-term goals
Tools for caregivers
Being there for someone living with schizophrenia involves a lot of important decisions and record keeping, but with the right tools you can make it easier to keep track.
- Journaling Worksheet provides a starting point for what to keep track of in your loved one’s treatment journey
- Caregiver Self-Care Guide offers tips to keep you healthy and balanced
is here to help
National Institute of Mental Health is the lead federal agency for mental disorder research. Its mission is to transform the understanding and treatment of mental illnesses, paving the way for prevention, recovery, and cure.
Hours: 8:30 AM – 5 PM ET,
Mental Health America is a leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.
Toll Free: 1-800-969-6642
National Alliance on Mental Health provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.
Hours: 10 AM – 6 PM ET,
National Alliance on Mental Health for Diverse Communities supports people of diverse backgrounds who are affected by mental illness.
Family Caregiver Alliance is an organization committed to improving the quality of life for family caregivers and the people who receive their care.
Caregiver Action Network is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization that works to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones.
American Association of Retired Persons/Family Caregiving can help you navigate your role as a family caregiver, regardless of age.
Toll-Free Spanish: 1-877-342-2277
Hours: 7 AM – 11 PM ET,
Mental Health America also provides caregivers with the tools and advocacy for their loved ones living with a mental illness.
National Alliance on Mental Health provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all families affected by mental illness can build better lives.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of people for whom alcohol has become a major problem.
Narcotics Anonymous is a nonprofit fellowship of people for whom drugs have become a major problem.
Phone: 1- 818-773-9999 x771