This film shows a group of young carers and Dr Amber Fareeha Sadiq discussing the age at which people can become mentally ill.
This film is part of a series of group discussions on parental mental illness. If you want to watch more from this collection, you can find them on the Resources section of our website.
If you are using this film as part of a lesson or workshop, you might find the information below useful to support discussion.
This short film commences with a young person asking ‘what age do people get mental illness?’ You may wish to use this film as a starting point to explore in your group what are the differences between normal ‘ups and downs’ and mental illness.
- People of all ages can get mental illness.
- However, it’s less common in children than adults.
- It is normal for everyone to feel stressed at times and to have ‘ups and downs’.
Duration of film
1 minute, 50 seconds