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.
19th October 2018 - Written by Jessica Streeting
In the last 20 years, I can think of many times when my understanding of what children say they need has been invaluable. Before I discovered Our Time, it was a different story.
30th September 2018 - Written by Christina Clarke
I read with interest this week, a moving story of a girl who has a mother with schizoaffective disorder and spina bifida. She spent much of her time growing up hiding the fact she was caring for her mother.
The impact of childhood trauma and how it can be addressed
28th August 2018 - Written by Dympna Cunnane
If you work with children and young people you will have heard a lot about the impact of childhood trauma, and will probably know about trauma-informed approaches to supporting vulnerable children.