Police said the nursing assistants started relationships with the two patients at work.The relationships allegedly turned sexual when the women stopped working at the facility.It is the abusive partner’s responsibility to seek out support and create their own plan for managing their mental illness and be accountable for their abusive behavior.
There are also people who have a mental illness and are healthy and supportive partners.
If your partner has a mental illness and is abusive towards you, it’s important to keep in mind that the mental illness and the abusive behaviors need to be handled separately by the abusive partner.
If a partner is abusive towards you, regardless of whether they have a mental illness or not, they have no right to treat you that way.
You always deserve to have a healthy and safe relationship 100% of the time.
Both women were jailed this week but have since been released on $2,000 bond.
Prairie View is a facility that provides 'supportive and skill building services to adults with functional limitations caused by chronic mental illness, intellectual disability, or medical conditions,' the center's official website states.Do you have questions or concerns about your relationship?Call, chat or text with a loveisrespect advocate today!Even if your partner does have a mental illness, there is NEVER an excuse for abuse.Abuse is a choice someone makes in order to maintain power and control over a partner.Mental illness tends to affect all areas of a person’s life, such as work or school, interactions with friends or family members and personal relationships.