The Perfect Ice Cream
Video: This animation explores family mental health difficulties in a sensitive way, helping young people to understand it’s not as uncommon as they may think.
Check out our recommended reads for children and young people. We've compiled a list of great books, with suggestions from workshops, young people and staff.
Create puppets and put on a show
The best thing about puppets though is that absolutely anyone can create them in their home to bring characters, stories or great designs to life!
Our Time has compiled a list of recommended reads that may be helpful to you and your family.
When a parent has a mental illness
Video: Chineye talks about her experiences growing up as a young carer and meets Dr Cooklin to get some explanations about what happens when someone has a mental illness.
Explaining why a parent is in hospital
Stories/Guides: These booklets have been created by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation to help children and young people from the age of three upwards understand their parents’ mental health problems and why they are in hospital.
Parenting with a mental illness
Guide: This short booklet for parents provides answers to FAQs, useful links and information about parenting with a mental illness.
A free book to colour in or copy from
In line with this week's resource theme of 'don't forget self-care' Our Time has prepared a printable colouring book that the entire family can enjoy!