Books on: Parent With Depression

Books which inform or comfort children who have parents (or other family members/loved ones) suffering from depression.
Why Are You So Sad: A Child's Book About Parental Depression
Author: Beth Andrews
Illustrator: Nicole Wong
How this book may help: This book is written especially for a child who has a parent suffering from depression.
The book explains how depression is a problem with the way you feel, and that mums and dads don't... read more

Tags: mother, mental illness, illness, hospital, father, family, depression, anxiety, sadness

Why Are You So Scared?
Author: Beth Andrews
Illustrator: Katherine Kirkland
How this book may help: Children who have parents suffering from PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
This is an information book for children explaining clearly some of the facts about PTSD and... read more

Tags: depression, anxiety, fears

Mommy Stayed in Bed This Morning: Helping Children Understand Depression
Author: Mary Wenger Weaver
Illustrator: Mary Chambers
Publisher's summary: "This unique book shows the impact of a parent’s struggle with depression through the eyes of a..." read more

Tags: depression, mental illness

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