The family needs to create a positive environment and respect the rights of their sick relative. The last thing needed is discrimination. We need to respect the rights of the individual.
The vast majority of people suffering from a mental illness are no more violent than anyone else in our community. They simply receive more media attention, that’s all.
Mental illness affects every single member of the family, relatives, friends and neighbors too. Treatment varies according the individual’s condition.
It is gratifying to read that employers who have hired people suffering from a mental illness report good attendance as well as motivation.