FOR PARENTS AND CARERS SUPPORTING A YOUNG PERSON WITH MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS

This website aims to help you to help your young person by directing you to sources of support, advice and information

Parents and carers say they want access to reliable information about their young person’s mental health condition.

Finding the right source of help for your young person is likely to be at the forefront of your mind as a parent.

Finding support for yourself might be one of the best things you can do.

How you can support a young person’s recovery.

If you are worried about immediate risk to your person, then you may need to take action.
Downloadable leaflet to give to parents.

This project has been developed by the Association for Young People’s Health (AYPH) and comes out of research with parents and carers.

“It’s an awful feeling, when you just want to help them and you don’t know how, you don’t know what to do.”

“When I understand what’s happening I can deal with it so much better – if I don’t understand then I don’t know which way to turn.”