Mental health issues affect not only the person with the disorder, but also on their family and the people who live with them. LaPProche examines the situation of young people aged 0 to 25 with a mentally-ill parent.
In addition to being as painful as ordinary grief, pandemic grief has its own peculiarities that should not be ignored. L’Appui spoke with Mélanie Vachon, professor in the Department of Psychology at UQAM and expert in pandemic grief.
Anyone who has travelled by plane knows that if anything happens, you are supposed to put on your own oxygen mask first before helping others. To be able to help someone else, you first have to make sure you help yourself.