PARENTS with a mental illness are
ashamed to ask for help to raise
their children, according to a new
study by the national mental health
charity, SANE Australia.
The study of 330 people, 84%
who were women, with the most
common conditions being
depression (50%), followed by
bipolar disorder (23%).
The survey results found that only
a third of respondents told their
child’s school that they have a
mental illness, whilst those that
did disclose their condition found
the experience unhelpful, and even
in some cases leading to stigmatising
by other parents and, ...
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