Facebook Pixel
My Family, Mental Illness, and Me

Dr Kim Foster


As a globally respected expert on mental health nursing, Dr Kim Foster has spent decades researching the causes and impacts of mental illnesses. She tells Pamela how she spent much of her childhood in a care home, as a result of her mother’s severe mental illness.

To find out more about Our Time, please visit www.ourtime.org.uk/. If you are affected by anything you hear in this podcast, there are people you can talk to for support. You can contact your GP, www.samaritans.org or www.childline.org.uk. If you are a young person, you could also talk to a teacher or other trusted adult.

If you would like to support children and young people living with parental mental illness, please donate to Our Time here: https://www.justgiving.com/ourtimeuk