La perspective des jeunes ayant un parent atteint d’un trouble mental. Défis et besoins en matière de soutien

This synthesis (in French) presents the ‎ challenges faced by and support needs of young people tasked with caring for a parent with a mental disorder.
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Year: 2021
Languages: French
Format: Summary document
Dimension(s) of caregiving:
  • Analysis of caregiving support
  • Realities of caregiving
  • Repercussions of caregiving

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This synthesis (5 pages, in French) presents thechallenges faced by and support needs of young people tasked with caring for a parent with a mental disorder. Backed by photographs and testimonials, the document summarizes various studies on young caregivers, including research by Aude Villatte and her colleagues undertaken in Quebec in 2019 in partnership with the organization Réseau Avant de Craquer.