Get information and advice - Browse all of our Siblings Network Resources
You will find all of our Siblings Network information resources below:
When your brother or sister has been diagnosed with a mental illness, you will have lots of questions and concerns, and these may change as you get older.
Our factsheets have been written with the help of Rethink Mental Illness' expert advice and information team together with siblings to provide information you may need now, and in the future.
Adult sibling factsheets (for 18s and over)
Supporting your sibling to find meaningful occupation
What is a carer
About the Sibling Toolkit - list of resources and summary
Tools to help you think about your wellbeing
Reflecting on what has happened
Creating your own wellbeing plan
Tools that could help you in supporting your sibling
Planning for the future action plan
How can I best support my sibling?
Who's who for your sibling
Preparing for an appointment
Confidentiality and information sharing
Young sibling factsheets (for 14-25s)
Looking after your own mental health
Does mental illness run in families?
Helping your sibling when they are depressed
Video factsheets for siblings
Watch our video factsheets
Guides for the siblings of people affected by psychosis
A sibling's introduction to mental illness is a guide with information and advice for the brothers and sisters of people affected by psychosis.
Information for brothers and sisters about psychosis is a booklet by Jo Smith and Caroline Maynard, South Worcestershire Early Intervention Service.
Information, videos and presentations from our past Siblings Network events
Watch speaker videos and download information from past Siblings Network workshops and events
Caring for yourself - a self-help tool for family members
Our self-help guide Caring for yourself consists of eight books which offer tips and exercises on how to look after your own wellbeing as well as supporting the person you care for.
Other factsheets and information from Rethink Mental Illness
Our advice and information service provides over 100 factsheets on a wide range of topics. You can find them all in our resources section or by browsing the website. You can also contact our advisers if you have any specific questions that you need assistance with.
Need practical advice & info? We can help.
Contact our Advice team about mental health & related issues
0300 5000 927 Monday - Friday 9.30am - 4pm, not including bank holidays