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For use by parents and families, children, professionals who support them and other groups.

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Talking about mental illness with children

Talking to children about parental mental illness can help them to make sense of their parent’s behaviour andcontribute to their own sense of wellbeing. This fact sheet provides some tips to assist parents to talk with theirchildren.

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Talking about mental illness with teenagers

Talking to teenagers about parental mental illness can help them to make sense of their parent’s behaviour and contribute to their own sense of wellbeing. This fact sheet provides some tips to assist parents to talk with theirteenage children.

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Evidence-based research summaries – COPMI ‘GEMS’

The aim of ‘Gateways to Evidence that MatterS’ (GEMS) is to provide a summary of recent Australian and international research concerning children of parents with a mental illness (aged 0-18 years), their parents and families. While research in this area is growing, there is a lack of evidence-based practice when working with families affected by […]

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