Video: This short drama follows the experiences of young carer Jas, whose mum has a mental illness. He has to look after his mum as well as his little sister, while also dealing with schoolwork and bullying classmates.
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.
Video: In this film, Dr Sadiq explains her role as a psychiatrist, then opens the discussion to a group of young people who give their opinions based on their own experiences. With accompanying teacher/facilitator notes.
What do young people want when a parent is in hospital?
Video: A group of young people discuss with Dr Anwar and Natasha Sloman their mixed experiences of visiting parents in hospital and explore how professionals might make improvements. With accompanying teacher/facilitator notes.