This film shows a group of young carers and mental health professionals discussing what kind of stress can contribute to mental illness.
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.
In this film social worker, Natasha Sloman, leads a discussion on the different kinds of stress that can impact on mental health. One young person speaks frankly about his own experience with his mum.
- Relationship difficulties, lack of control, isolation, financial and environmental factors can all impact on mental illness.
- Environments can be changed for the better.
- Most people will have times when they feel anxious or worried, this doesn’t necessarily mean they have a mental illness.
Duration of film
4 minutes, 6 seconds