My Family, Mental Illness… and Me
Our Time’s podcast My Family, Mental Illness… and Me is a series of conversations about growing up with a parent who has a mental illness, or a mental health difficulty. Hosted by Dr Pamela Jenkins, whose own mother had schizo-affective disorder, our guests include the nation’s PE teacher Joe Wicks and the BAFTA-winning screenwriter Kayleigh Llewellyn.Listen
Our Time’s PSHE courses
Our courses help teachers to deliver a suite of lessons to complement mental health programmes in schools and colleges. Interactive resources, teachers guides and slides enable the topic of mental illness to be discussed openly in classrooms in a safe and supportive way.Find out more
“These moving interviews cast a light on a fraught domestic environment that is usually hidden from view, often with a confused and distraught child at its centre…”
– Our Time’s podcasts reviewed by Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett, Columnist at the Guardian
Vote for our short film
We’re pleased to announce Our Time’s animation The Perfect Ice Cream has been entered into the Charity Film Awards. Every vote counts, and being shortlisted will help us to share our vital work with more people.Vote!
A recent House of Lords report cited our work with Family Hubs as an example of best practice.Find out more
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