Consider Mental Illness

International day of persons with disabilities Hamburg/Salzwedel who international day of people with disabilities, takes place on December 3, the versatile forms of disability in the foreground and promotes tolerance in dealing with the parties concerned. In addition to the physical and mental disabilities are the mental and intellectual disabilities in the focus of the day. Physical disabilities are largely socially accepted. Mental illnesses are taboo, so that an optimal reintegration of victims into society more difficult”, so Dr. Nowack, Director of Dr. viewpoints.

Molly group. In addition, that many nursing homes provide the infrastructure for a targeted reintegration, which represents a burden for the families of those affected. However, a particularly important part of the therapy of mentally diseased people is their social integration and acceptance by friends, acquaintances and relatives. Diseases such as depression, panic attacks or the consequences of alcoholism are curable active social contacts can help the healing. An open response to the widespread diseases that can affect everyone, is already contributing first to the therapy”, so Molly next. Everyone can do something by looking for direct contact and support those affected.

Especially the appreciation of the work of diseased persons represents a significant step for the therapy. We welcome especially employers who offer ill people a chance to train everyday work, and place their confidence in them. This is the biggest contribution to social reintegration,”Naicker added. In the Hanseatic town Salzwedel, which lies in the Northwestern Altmark between Hamburg and Magdeburg, the Dr. Nowack runs several institutions that take into account different levels of the social reintegration of people with mental disabilities Group since 1995. In addition to a nursing home, day care, out-patient assistance, as well as assisted living communities are offered. In addition, the Dr. Nowack developed the Hamburg group “Project grips work and rehabilitation” to support jobs. Nationwide advises, supports and the group participates in institutions in the field of social and health care. For more information, on the Internet:,

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