Guest: Kathy Day, Senior Family Resource and Advocacy Manager,Treatment advocacy center
In her role as the senior family resources and advocacy manager at Treatment Advocacy Center*, Kathy Day helps families across the country find resources and strategies to work within the system of mental healthcare for their loved ones who have severe mental illnesses. She supports, coaches, strategizes, and listens to people whose loved ones live with SMI. She helps families help their loved ones help themselves.
Kathy shares her own journey through the process of getting her family member conserved in CA on her public Facebook blog, Broken.
*The Treatment Advocacy Center is dedicated to eliminating legal and other barriers to the timely and effective treatment of severe mental illness. The organization promotes laws, policies and practices for the delivery of psychiatric care and supports the development of innovative treatments for and research into the causes of severe and persistent psychiatric illnesses, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
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