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Summary of Week 1


In Week 1, we have covered the following aspects:

  • The work that Our Time does to support children and young people living with a parent with mental illness
  • Heard from a young person living with a parent with mental illness and the impact it has had on them
  • The facts and figures of children and young people living with a parent with mental illness
  • The relationship between children/young people and their parent in relation to attachment issues and psychological separation
  • The barriers children and young people face and the importance of communication
  • The different sources of mental illness which include the biological, social and psychological aspects
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How To Support Young People Living with Parental Mental Illness

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