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A podcast about being the parent of a kid with mental illness, whether your “kid” is a young child, a teenager, or even an adult. We share stories, give practical information, and talk about how to support your kid and look after yourself.

The Mental Health Mom Tania Costanzo

    • Mental Health
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

A podcast about being the parent of a kid with mental illness, whether your “kid” is a young child, a teenager, or even an adult. We share stories, give practical information, and talk about how to support your kid and look after yourself.

    03: Mental health walk-in clinics

    03: Mental health walk-in clinics

    Mental health walk-in clinics were a lifesaver for us when we didn't know where to go for help for our daughter. In this episode I talk about how mental health walk-ins work and what they offer, with special mentions of the Crossroads Children's Centre and Youth Services Bureau in Ottawa.

    Crossroad's Children's Mental Health Centre

    https://crossroadschildren.ca/walk-in-clinic/

    Youth Services Bureau

    https://www.ysb.ca/services/ysb-mental-health/youth-mental-health-walk-in-clinic/

    The Walk-in Counselling Clinic (Ottawa - for individuals, couples and families)

    https://walkincounselling.com/

    • 15 min
    Coping as a couple

    Coping as a couple

    In this episode Paul and I talk more about what we learned at home that helped us cope as a couple.

    • 25 min
    Don't try to be the Superparent! Ask for help!

    Don't try to be the Superparent! Ask for help!

    My husband Paul joins me on this episode to talk about the importance of asking for help, and some of the resources and supports that helped us.

    • 24 min
    Introducing the Mental Health Mom Podcast

    Introducing the Mental Health Mom Podcast

    Welcome to the Mental Health Mom. If you're the parent of a kid with mental illness, this podcast is for you. In this episode, I'll talk about who I am, and why I'm doing this podcast.

    • 4 min

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Thank you!

Thank you, Tania, for your courage and willingness to share your experiences parenting a child with mental illness. Your frank talk about the complexities of mental health is much appreciated!

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