How to talk to your child about mental health

18 Oct 2017
Posted By: SG   |   Source: Metro   |   URL: http://bit.ly/2zhNvWA

 

With more and more children suffering from mental health problems, it’s important to identify these problems at the outset. It’s perhaps even more important to be able to talk to children about mental health ahead of any potential crisis, so that they are able to spot the signs of anxiety or stress in themselves and others, and to know where to turn for help.

In her helpful blog, Lucy Dimbylow talks about her own mental health problems, and how she has approached the subject with her children so that they understand on a simple level “that brains can get sick, just like bodies”.

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Institution: Author: Lucy Dimbylow