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Information for families and professionals about body, mind, emotions and relationships.

 

“You’re a person! You come before your disorder!” Have you ever wanted to correct how someone identifies their mental disorder? You might think you’re doing the right thing. But check out this insider’s view on why it’s so important to stop policing language and start respecting people’s preferences on how they identify.
Kidpower aims to build a safer world with positive strategies to stop violence, as well as empowering people of all ages and abilities with positive, effective empowerment training so they have the tools and the confidence to enjoy living to their full potential.
Kites advocates for equal opportunities for, and consumer leadership by, people with mental distress and/or addiction issues. The resource page of their website has some useful tools for professionals and families to use with children whose parents may have mental illness or addiction problems.
Making an effort to feel positive: insecure attachment in infancy predicts the neural underpinnings of emotion regulation in adulthood

Moutsiana, C., Pasco, F., Murray, L.,...& Halligan, S. (2014), Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 55:9, pp 999–1008

This article provides evidence that early attachment security does have an influence upon the neural mechanisms associated with later emotional regulation. Despite its longitudinal design and well-characterised sample, lack of analysis by individual attachment subtypes limits the clinical significance of the study’s results.
Sufferers of eating disorders, whether it is anorexia, bulimia or EDNOS are also at great risk of developing long term physical issues alongside the psychological issues they suffer from. This guide sets out plainly and simply the problems that anyone with a long term eating disorder might find themselves having to treat.
This website provides practical and reliable advice about giving medicine to your child.