The mental health and wellbeing of individuals is certainly important. But, we also know that the functioning of the family – positive or otherwise – plays a crucial role in the mental health and wellbeing of each of its members. 

Strengthening family relationships is the focus of this month’s KidsMatter enewsletter for families. We look at what parents and carers can do, regardless of whether they live with their children full-time or not, to keep connections strong and maximise good mental health for everyone:
 
Those working closely with children and families might like to use KidsMatter resources in their daily practice, refer resources on to others, and even encourage parents and carers to subscribe to our families enewsletter.