quinta-feira, 7 de fevereiro de 2013

Talking to Your Children About Mental Illness

When a parent has a mental illness, finding ways to talk about it with family members can be difficult. Here are five ways to start.

If you’re a parent with a mental illness, or if someone in your family is mentally ill, you may struggle with how to talk about it with your children. You may feel embarrassed or even ashamed about your disease.

Even thought it can be difficult, it’s important to create a safe space for kids to hear and ask questions about the illness that affects you or your partner.

Here are five tips to help you get started.


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