Being a parent is no easy task, but being a parent of a child who has a mental illness can be even more difficult. Taking care of a child with a mental illness can be a lot of work and extremely stressful. When taking care of a child with a mental illness it is important that the parents remember to take care of themselves as well. Here are some self-care tip for parents of children with mental illness.
- Get enough sleep
- Keep a healthy diet
- Avoid substances
- Get plenty of exercise
- Educate yourself on mental illness
- Find support
- Find professional help
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