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What causes mental illness?
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Info: Did you know mental illness usually happens as a result of a combination of different things, rather than just one single cause?
Will I inherit my parent’s mental illness?
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Info: Most children and young people worry that they may develop or ‘catch’ the same illness as their ill parent - but you cannot catch a mental illness from anyone.
Mental health awareness activity pack
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Activity pack: Activities on the theme ‘connecting with nature’, helping you to be mindful of your mental health and protecting it by looking to nature for ideas.
Social media and mental health
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For anyone who may be struggling to cope with managing their online life, Our Time has gathered a collection of simple tips to protect your mental health.
Recommended reads
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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.
Who are the superheroes in your life?
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In recognition of the everyday superheroes we all know, Our Time has created some suitably heroic activities that young and old can enjoy from their home. Excelsior!
Alice and Emily’s story
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Video: These two short videos follow the story of sisters Alice and Emily. Emily is Alice's big sister, and she's been looking after their mum who has a mental illness for years.
What is stigma?
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Video/Info: Find out about stigma, what it is, and where it comes from.