What is a mental health companion?
A mental health companion is a person who provides emotional and practical support to individuals with mental health conditions. The companion provides assistance with executive functioning and life skills coaching such as time management, getting to appointments, organizing and cleaning, hygiene, meal preparation, maintaining recovery, coping skills and recovery skills, and accountability with taking medication.
Have Accountability with taking medication
Practice Recovery Skills
Complete Daily Housekeeping Tasks
Practice Coping Skills
The primary goal of a mental health companion is to help the individual live as independently as possible, while also providing them with emotional support and stability.
A mental health companion can be several hours a day to live-in 24/7 support. Your mental health companion is there for you as you navigate living independently while prioritizing your mental health.