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
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
Youth Services Bureau
The Walk-in Counselling Clinic (Ottawa - for individuals, couples and families)
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.
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.
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.
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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!