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National Network of Adult and Adolescent Children who have a Mentally Ill Parent/s. Vic. inc. Australia
NNAAMI : We are the children breaking the silence
We are a group of people who have experienced life with a mentally ill parent.
YOU ARE NOT
The story of James:a teenager studying and alone, caring for his manic depressive mother.
"The Loneliness and Trauma of Coping with the Mentally Ill"..
A Malvern family "Coping with mental illness"
TV-SBS "Insight" - "families of the mentally ill: families that the federal and state health authorities don't want to know" - shown Thursday 9 Oct.1996 . People talked of the many affects of a mentally ill parent. We are Incorporated in Victoria and are looking for any assistance to promote our cause and enable more people to participate. HELP NEEDED
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STRANDED IN THE CUCKOO’S NEST By "Anna"
With fragments of the past creating tiny fissures in my mask of cultivated calm, I struggle to retain my composure as I listen to other people ‘deconstruct’ the concept of mental illness. One by one the idiotic intellectual abstractions ricochet across the tutorial room, each one penetrating my skin more deeply than the last: continued here
Bulletin Board Extra - The Leena Transcripts
'forgotten' people suicide risk
"Trapped in the hell of their parent's
Families kept in dark:
aid children of the mentally
When mental illness tests a family, support makes a big difference. Teenager, Dan tells Vic. parliament how his schizophrenic mother affects his life at home and school. The Melbourne Age 30 October 2000.
Depressed children missing out on treatment; The mental health system is failing some children, experts warn.
You are invited to join in email Professional Discussion, for Professional Mental Health and Welfare professionals. All you need is an email address and email Paul Mckillop with the SUBJECT as "NN Professional Disc" to Contact page NNAAMI supports some secondary consultation for mental health and welfare professionals. Please sign off your email stating your Full Name, Country, Local Area, Profession, area of work / agency / organisation.
guidelines for communicating effectively with young people/children who have a mentally ill parent. Our seminar for health, mental health and welfare professionals was held 20 March 2000, Melbourne, "What it's really like..."
Please fill out the INFO SHEET Referral form for self referrals and professional use
by the Minister for Health
'Jobs in Mental Health' International
Mental Illness / Conditions
Prevalence of mental disorders, population statistics.
Stats on Young People
Number of young people with mentally ill parents Aust.
Stats on Scans the Brain
Via Brain Scans, Mental illness Observations of Medication
Stats on Ethical
"no specific legislation drafted to prevent discrimination based on genetic information, Aust"
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