Helping children understand

One in five people experience depression or anxiety at some stage of their lives, however family and friends of a person affected by depression often feel the repercussions of their loved one suffering.

Many will understand and offer support, but what about those who are too young to comprehend what is actually happening? Children will notice changes in their parent but won’t necessarily understand why.

Brad Morgan, Workforce Development Officer at Children of Parents With a Mental Illness, and producer of a DVD designed to help parents talk about their depression and anxiety with their family, spoke to Angus Randall.

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Producer: Chris Komorek

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