News & Resources

This page will share links from relevant news items and/or mental health and disability resources that may be of interest

These are a selection of books for children of parents who are living with a mental illness

The Colour Thief:

https://www.mightyape.co.nz/product/the-colour-thief-paperback/22312489

 

Why are you so sad?:

https://www.mightyape.co.nz/product/why-are-you-so-sad-paperback/3608980

 

Huge bag of worries

https://www.mightyape.co.nz/product/the-huge-bag-of-worries-paperback/1727861

 

Can I catch it like a cold?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Can-Catch-Like-Cold-Depression/dp/088776956X/ref=pd_sim_14_8?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=088776956X&pd_rd_r=16f35817-9f40-11e8-a234-b97fbac65c1d&pd_rd_w=HUXAt&pd_rd_wg=IphzC&pf_rd_i=desktop-dp-sims&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_p=7212dcb8-9b24-41d4-9756-31568b9cbd70&pf_rd_r=YA6SFMRXNYVM1AP5JMWW&pf_rd_s=desktop-dp-sims&pf_rd_t=40701&psc=1&refRID=YA6SFMRXNYVM1AP5JMWW

 

Wishing Wellness Workbook $32.52 NZD

https://skylight-trust.myshopify.com/products/ww

 

The Bipolar Bear Family

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bipolar-Bear-Family-Parent-Disorder/dp/1425929524/ref=pd_sim_14_14?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1425929524&pd_rd_r=76413bd2-9f40-11e8-b937-3b1fe0220c9c&pd_rd_w=ooEx7&pd_rd_wg=A1zHL&pf_rd_i=desktop-dp-sims&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_p=7212dcb8-9b24-41d4-9756-31568b9cbd70&pf_rd_r=60J4KSN3HJKSC303HBVW&pf_rd_s=desktop-dp-sims&pf_rd_t=40701&psc=1&refRID=60J4KSN3HJKSC303HBVW

 

Why is Mommy Sad?

https://www.amazon.com/Mommy-Childs-Guide-Parental-Depression/dp/1929622716

 

This link to the mental health foundation shares stories of people who have experienced mental health challenges and stories from those who support them https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/get-help/stories/

This ODT article explains how the mental health act works https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/what-sectioning-and-how-common-it?