Promoting better outcomes for children andfamilies where a parent experiences mental illness.
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Nearly half of the population will experience a mental health problem at some stage in their lives and almost one in five Australians will experience a mental illness in a 12-month period.*
Ultimately, there are three words that I think may be useful for someone experiencing mental illness to hear ‘I am here’.
Amanda, a mother with mental illness
This pages below are intended to link you to helpful resources from experts in various areas.
*SANE Australia, 'Facts and figures about mental illness', http://www.sane.org/sane-media/for-students/204-facts-and-figures-about-mental-illness
Free, interactive eLearning courses for mental health and allied health professionals.
Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI)Ground Floor, 77 King William Road, North Adelaide. South Australia, 5006
© Australian Infant, Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Association Ltd. 2015. The Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI) national initiative is funded by the Australian Government.