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.