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Mental illness is not a personal failure. Please Help!

 Hi, my name is Tere. I'm the youngest sister of Johanna and Hazel, that needs medical treatment. I live in Cubao, Quezon City. I'm only renting an apartment sharing with friends near my work, while my eldest sister, Johanna, is currently confined in a home care facility for mental treatment, at Plainview Custodial Home, in Sgt. Bumatay, Mandaluyong City. And, Hazel is in Sampaloc, Manila, being taken care of my cousin's friend, since my sister isn't able to walk because of diabetes, and with bipolar affectiveness disorder. Johanna has been admitted in a home care facility since August 2019 for a proper mental treatment, because she was diagnosed with schizophrenia, she has been suffering for so many years. And I was not able to continue the medical treatment for my sister Hazel because of financial constraint. I only hope for them to have a normal and happy life that has been stolen by their illnesses. I work in a call center, but my salary and incentives are not enoug