Before you head for the beach hear Alastair Campbell on the work of this stunning project.

Paths Through Parental Illness in a Parent: a Family Systems Approach is unique in this country if not in the world.  Alan Cooklin is joined by a number of experts by experience as well as professionals to explore the experiences, resiliencies and needs of children and young people who have lived with parental mental illness.  Alan is joined by Kirsty Tahta-Wraith, Georgia Irwin-Ryan, Chineye Njoku, Leonard Fagin, Ambeya Begum, Gill Gorell-Barnes, and others. This is a 3 day programme spread over 6 Tuesday evenings.  7th, 14th, 21st and 28th Sept and 5th and 12th Oct from 6 to 9 pm.  It is of relevance to anyone working either with young people who have parents with mental illness or people working with mentally parents.  This includes therapists, social workers, teachers, youth workers, and those who supervise and manage them.

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