07 Dec 2018
Supported Living and the need for the right support.
Below is a video of the shocking reality of people with mental health problems. Although the story is based in the United States it highlights the issues faced by people with mental health in the UK.
Abraham who is 69 years old lives in New York and suffers from schizophrenia and how this independence of living alone has had a negative impact on his life.
Magic life advocates people living independent lives and does this by providing individual support in the persons own home. Magic life enables people to set goals in life and support them to meet personal outcomes to achieve a safe and fulfilling life. Working closely with social services and the NHS Magic life acts a safety net by notifying the care coordinator through a referral process that a crisis is occurring to ensure that the individual receives the right support to prevent them falling through the gaps in social care. If you know someone who is in crisis, please contact us.
The article from ProPublica really showcases the issues mentally ill people are facing in New York and how they are left to fall between the gaps of society.