Department of Psychiatry, Center for Mental Health Services Research
Medical Subject Headings
Family Relations; Mental Disorders; Mentally Ill Persons; Child of Impaired Parents
Mental and Social Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology
This report discusses the outcomes of a study that investigated the impact of parents who have mental illness on children and families. The report discusses the scope of the issue and the experiences of parents with mental illness, federal and State policies impacting policies and practices relating to parents with mental illness, current programs for parents with mental illness and their families, and recommended steps for improving and expanding services.
Prepared for the Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Rockville, MD.
Nicholson, Joanne; Biebel, Kathleen; Hinden, Beth R.; Henry, Alexis D.; and Stier, Lawrence, "Critical Issues for Parents with Mental Illness and their Families" (2001). Psychiatry Publications and Presentations. 142.