Parenting with a mental illness

You are not alone, you can get through this. This section of our website is specifically for parents experiencing mental illness or mental health problems.

Helping my child and family

If you are a parent experiencing mental illness, there are lots of ways that you can help your child and family. The pages in this section are offered as guides to what may be useful planning or talking tools for you and your family.

Where should I start?

Explore topics

Choose the relevant section and browse through topics listed within that section.

Find resources

Our resource library contains a variety of free resources and translated material.

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You can also use the site wide search function to look for something specific.

Download Free COPMI Resources

For use by families where a parent has a mental illness, their supporters, and services who work with them.