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.
What young people say about having a parent with a mental illness
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What is mental health?Following on from the success of her new book, Dr Lucy Maddox has guest-written for Our Time on what mental health is and how it affects people.
Breaking the intergenerational cycle of mental illness: the case for preventionAs GPs face increasing difficulties in child referrals for mental health issues, we look at how preventative solutions are the only way to break the cycle.
Our Time awarded funding by the Mayor of London’s Young Londoners FundThe new funds will support Our Time in helping children affected by parental mental illness in Newham. Find out how in our latest news item.
Having a parent with a mental illness does not mean you are destined to have a mental illness yourselfFind out more