COPMI - Children of Parents with a Mental Illness - Keeping families in mind

NEW resource


'Supporting children of parents with a mental illness: A resource for primary school workers'.

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NEW eLearning course

Let's Talk About Children 

Professionals: This brief, evidence-based intervention trains you in a structured discussion with parents who experience mental illness about parenting and their child's needs.

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Family Focus DVD


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What you say...

If you're a parent with depression or anxiety telling your kids can be hard.

The Family Focus DVD can help.

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Dad's stuff...

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Dad's Stuff

John, father of three and Dr Fletcher talk about dads and mental illness >PLAY | Radio National Life Matters

Get information for dads.

Kids & Teens stuff...


Kids & Teens stuff

Learn about your parent's mental illness and how you can help. Links to cool sites to chat, fun stuff and MORE!

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Parents & Families

Practical information and advice for parents, including Mums and Dads, as well as family and friends who may be carers or supporters of a parent who has a mental illness.

Get Info

Use the COPMI Resource search to find all kinds of information, or download/order free COPMI booklets (plus translations in several languages).

Kids & Teens/Young Adults

Information for young people about mental illness - including how to cope, how to get support, and what you can do to help your parent when they're unwell.

Get Involved

Find out about how you can participate at COPMI - and the variety of ways you can help to strengthen the work that we do.


Information and advice for professionals in a range of settings - including key questions and assessment considerations plus helpful resources.


A variety of reports, the latest evidenced-based research and comprehensive guidance on best-practice intervention evaluation.

Get Help

Search COPMI programs, services and helplines in Australia that support parents, their children and family members - or submit a new item to help others.


Discover online, interactive learning programs developed for mental health and other allied health workers.