Kids Speak up: Shining Light on Mental Illness
This booklet was written by a group of children whose parents have a mental illness. This book models a healthy expression of feelings, both good & ‘bad’. The questions asked in the book, e.g. what is mental illness? is it my fault?, are the questions asked by many children who experience mental illness in a parent. They are designed to open the door to discussion. It is suggested that children work through this book with a trusted adult who can encourage them to voice their feelings freely.