Think child, think parent, think family: a guide to parental mental health and child welfare


This guide builds on the work of the original 2009 version, and we again acknowledge those who worked on it.  We would once more like to thank our sponsors, the Department of Health and the Department for Education, for their support.

Our great thanks go to all those people in Birmingham, Lewisham, Liverpool, North Somerset, Northern Ireland and Southwark who have been committed to the work of this project.  Their ideas, enthusiasm and effort have created this revised guide, but more importantly have led to changes for the better for local families affected by parental mental illness.

The implementation work SCIE has done would not have been possible without the leadership and support of Nasa Begum (1963-2011), and we dedicate this work to her memory.

Acknowledgements for 2009 Guide

SCIE would like to thank the following people for their support and contribution to the development of this guide.

Advisory Group

Project team

SCIE staff

External project team members

Review contributors