Family & Friends
Mental illness is more common than you may realise…
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.*
This pages below are intended to link you to helpful resources from experts in various areas.
- Helping the parent
- Helping the child
- About coping
- My grandchild has a parent with a mental illness
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
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For use by families where a parent has a mental illness, their supporters, and services who work with them.