Seeking help with burnout enabled caregiver to better care for sister with bipolar disorder

Caregivers Alliance Limited runs free training programmes for caregivers of people with mental health issues. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: PEXELS
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SINGAPORE – Her burnout was so bad that she changed the ringtone on her phone specifically for when her sister called because she dreaded having to speak to her.

The 56-year-old, who wished to be known only as Madam Loh, said that being the main caregiver of her 42-year-old sister, who suffers from bipolar disorder, was exhausting.

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