A film about professional perspectives on working with parents with mental health problems and their children.
Parental mental health resources and services
A film about a young carer's experience of trying to get the support she needed.
A film about a mother's experience of getting the support she needed for herself and her family.
SCIE guide on about working with parents who have mental health problems and their children
The mental health and wellbeing of children and adults in families where a parent has a mental health problem are closely linked. Not all families need health and social care services. However, those that do often struggle to get accessible and effective support that addresses children’s needs and recognises the parental responsibilities of many adults with mental health problems.
The extent and impact of parental mental health problems on families and the acceptability, accessibility and effectiveness of interventions: systematic map report 1
This systematic map aims to identify the nature of research in parental mental health and to be a specific resource from which to commission further reviews and/or primary research by identifying gaps in the research literature.
SCIE has produced Parental Mental Health interim and final evaluation reports and this At a glance briefing summarises what the implementation sites did, and the lessons learned.
interim evaluation of parental mental health guidance pilots.
This briefing looks at how senior managers can improve the health, wellbeing and life chances of parents with mental health problems and their families. Better joined-up working between services for adults with mental health problems and childrens services is essential to achieving this.
This At a glance summary identifies what needs to change to improve service planning, delivery and practice to help improve the health, wellbeing and life chances of families affected by parental mental ill health.