No matter the source of hardship, the single most common factor for children who ended up doing well is having the support of at least one stable and committed relationship with a parent, caregiver, or other adult.—Center on the Developing Child, Harvard UniversityRead the Latest Blog
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatizing childhood events experienced before age 18. Research shows a link between exposure to ACEs and health and well-being over our lifespans. Having a mentally ill parent qualifies as an ACE.Read More
To this day, I still think of my childhood home as "the crazy house." Like me, millions of adult Americans are living with the effects of the precarious childhoods they experienced as offspring of mentally ill parents. If you are one of them, this book is for you. As a child, you most likely lived in crazy house of your own. As an adult, you’ve probably retained and may even relive memories of the madness you experienced there.Read More
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