Prevention: the new holy grail of treating mental illness – Our Time’s response
12th June 2019 - Written by Our Time
We 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.
Postpartum Psychosis – how does it affect a family?
13th May 2019 - Written by Dr Alan Cooklin
Psychosis – is a pretty stark term and scary for new parents
facing all the other pressures and changes that can accompany the arrival of
their first baby.
13th May 2019 - Written by Dympna Cunnane
Why are women’s bodies the cause of such distress and what is being done to help?
I write this piece because the young women interviewed for this national survey will be the young mothers of the next generation and unless we do something now to build their sense of self-worth and self-confidence we will inherit, yet another generation of children whose lives are blighted by parental mental illness.
6th February 2019 - Written by Dr Alan Cooklin
Talking is a vital part of life but when it comes to mental illness, it can be a hard thing to do for both parents and children alike. We look at how small steps can make a big difference.
4th February 2019 - Written by Dr Alan Cooklin
For Children's Mental Health Week this year, the theme is "Healthy: Inside and Out". Dr Alan Cooklin explores what that means for children whose parent has a mental illness.
Can we afford to delay mental health support in schools?
16th January 2019 - Written by Christina Clarke
Pupils may not have access to mental health services for a decade. What will happen to the generation who are affected now? Our Time looks at the impact on young people affected by parental mental illness.
18th December 2018 - Written by Chineye Njoku
The holiday season can be an exciting and relaxing time for some, but it can also be a stressful and draining for many. If you struggle to get through the holiday season, you’re not alone.
13th December 2018 - Written by Dr Alan Cooklin
The Christmas holiday is a time for families to spend time together but for some families it can also be a difficult time. Dr Alan Cooklin offers advice to help you get through the holiday and enjoy being together.
23rd November 2018 - Written by Dympna Cunnane
Our CEO responds to the Children's Commissioner's report on children living in households with mental health issues, parental substance misuse and domestic abuse.