What is mental illness? Why does it happen? What can you do to stay well? This animation explains in simple terms to under-11s what mental illness is.
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Mental Health Foundation and Our Time jointly awarded Big Lottery Funding for a project in Southwark to support families affected by mental health problemsThe Mental Health Foundation, in partnership with Our Time, a charity which supports children and families affected by parental mental illness, has been awarded £260,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund to fund the delivery of family workshops called KidsTime Southwark. The funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, which distributes money raised by
East London project updateOur Time kicked off its engagement activities this week by holding a focus group with families in Tower Hamlets, in partnership with the Child and Adults Mental Health Project Team. The focus group provided a ‘taster’ of the KidsTime Workshop model, and brought together 10 children and parents to discuss mental illness, and get their
Prevention: the new holy grail of treating mental illness – Our Time’s responseWe write in response to the recent Guardian article on prevention and mental illness. We are pleased to see a shift towards addressing mental health issues and the origins of these before they become an illness. Currently, the whole system is geared towards illness. In fact, we have an illness service rather than a health
Having a parent with a mental illness does not mean you are destined to have a mental illness yourselfFind out more