Our Campaign Story

ends 01 May 2020, 11:59 PM

We are a group of clinical and admin staff (Dr Swapna Verma, Dr Charmaine Tang, Poon Lye Yin, Nurse Kua Bee Heong, Chong Sun Wei and Brian Poh) from the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) who care for individuals with mental illness and support their caregivers. Throughout the course of our work, we have seen how pivotal a good support system is to the individuals' recovery. We understand how important it is to understand these caregivers' needs and empower them for the journey ahead. We are embarking on this #YOLO2020 journey to Everest Base Camp in Apr 2020, together with other representatives from various mental health agencies and advocates of the mental health cause.

Although we have not received any professional training for our upcoming adventure, we believe that through encouraging one another throughout this experience, we will be able to overcome any limitations and challenges. Our journey is, to a lesser extent, symbolic of the caregiving journey: one that may be fraught with doubt, frustration and obstacles but also present with moments of fulfillment and friendship.

The impact of mental illness is profound, to the individuals suffering from it, as well as their caregivers. We seek your support to spread awareness of our cause and your donations for Caregivers Alliance, who has been and continues to be a pillar of support for the many tireless and courageous caregivers to individuals with mental illness.
https://www.giving.sg/caregivers-alliance-limited/_yolo2020

About The Charity

Caregivers Alliance Limited (CAL) is dedicated to meeting the needs of caregivers of persons with mental health issues. While there are other organisations providing support to the community affected by mental health issues, only CAL focuses exclusively on supporting caregivers with professional services. CAL was formed in Oct 2011 by BinjaiTree Limited, Singapore Anglican Community Services and Caregivers' Association of the Mentally Ill. The objectives of CAL are to: 1) Outreach and provide training to caregivers 2) Identify and develop caregiver leaders who can provide peer support 3) Advocate on behalf of caregivers of persons with mental health issues

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SUPPORTED CAUSES
Education
Families
Health
Social Service