If one or both parents are having issues with their mental health, a lot of things may change at home. Maybe the parents can’t cope with everyday things like they used to. They may be uptight or irritable, so they get angry easily and say hurtful things. Or maybe they’re really tired and quiet. They might behave strangely and say weird things. Maybe they argue a lot. It’s no wonder that children sometimes get puzzled and don’t really know what’s going on or what to do. This handbook explains what mental health problems are and tries to answer some of the questions children might have.
In June 2019, MIELI Mental Health Finland ry published a report on climate anxiety, written by Panu Pihkala. The report brings together a wide array of international activities and research outputs on the topic.