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What causes a mental illness?
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Video/Info: Did you know mental illness usually happens as a result of a combination of different things, rather than just one single cause?
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Cross-curricular delivery
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Guide: This resource provides options for including the topic of parental mental illness, particularly from the child’s perspective.
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Feeling alone?
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Videos/Info: If you are a young carer who feels alone, this advice and information might help you.
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How can I cope with the stress?
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Videos/Info: Find out ways of managing stress and anxiety as a young carer or child of a parent with a mental illness.
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Is mental illness contagious?
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Video: This film shows a group of young carers and mental health professionals discussing whether mental illness is contagious. With accompanying teacher/facilitator notes.
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Parenting with a mental illness
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Guide: This short booklet for parents provides answers to FAQs, useful links and information about parenting with a mental illness.
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How can we support people with mental illness?
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Video: In this film, Dr Sadiq explains her role as a psychiatrist, then opens the discussion to a group of young people who give their opinions based on their own experiences. With accompanying teacher/facilitator notes.
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Chemicals in the brain
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Video: In this film, Dr Anwar tries to answer a question about what changes physically when someone has a mental illness and how medication helps. With accompanying teacher/facilitator notes.
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Why do relapses happen?
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Video: In this film, Dr Sadiq explains the word ‘relapse’, then goes through the ups and downs of the healing process with a group of young people. With accompanying teacher/facilitator notes.
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