Raymond took care of Doris. He does all the household works and prepare medicine for her. Doris shared that she could manage schizophrenia with Raymond's help.
Raymond became an advocate for mental illness. He is a volunteer at Institute of Mental Health (IMH) in Singapore, educating others about mental illness and how caregivers can take care of their loved ones who has a mental illness.
Raymond and Doris has a website : Ray of Hope - www.rayofhope.per.sg
Raymond and Doris - in sickness and in health, till death do we part....
Watch this video : http://video.xin.msn.com/watch/video/episode-9/1dkv7c6yb
Hope this touching story will be an encouragement to all care-givers and their loved ones with mental illness. Family and friends' support is extremely important in the recovery of a person with a mental illness.
Schizophrenia in Mandarin 精神分裂症 jing1 shen2 fen1 lie4 zheng4
Not too long ago Singapore Channel U also screened a show called Secret Garden "U 頻道 秘密花園"
Schizophrenia 国语 : 精神分裂症
Schizophrenia in Mandarin called 精神分裂症 jing1 shen2 fen1 lie4 zheng4
Schizophrenia in Chinese called 精神分裂症 jing1 shen2 fen1 lie4 zheng4
Schizophrenia - 精神分裂症 - Insights and Info into Mental Issues
Another video is available here : Schizophrenia in Mandarin 精神分裂症
The desire to help people with mental illness and their caregivers is what inspired me to start this blog and share my story of my life with bipolar disorder . May this blog be a blessing to all readers too.