Exploring parental substance misuse and the effects on child development and parenting capacity.
Parents resources and services
SCIE guide on about working with parents who have mental health problems and their children
The challenges faced by one young person in care, the positive experiences that changed his life, and his drive to improve the system for others.
A film about professional perspectives on working with parents with mental health problems and their children.
A film about a young carer's experience of trying to get the support she needed.
This video shows the impact on children and their family when a parent is arrested and how social care services can help them.
This video considers the sorts of problems children experience when a parent is in custody and what helps them. It shows the fragmentary nature of service provision and how some voluntary agencies and children's trusts are providing help. Parents who have been in prison, and parents left at home, talk about the experiences they have had.
This video considers the particular difficulties families can face following release. These are often overlooked and unexpected. However this may be when the family needs most support.
A film about a mother's experience of getting the support she needed for herself and her family.