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Supporting children who have a parent with a mental illness in Tyrol: A situational analysis for informing co-development and implementation of practice changes

Ingrid Zechmeister-Koss, Ingrid Zechmeister-Koss, Melinda Goodyear, Heinz Tüchler, Jean Lillian Paul

Research Square | Published : 2020


Background: A research project, which aims to improve the situation of children of parents with a mental illness (COPMI) is currently underway in the Austrian region of Tyrol. The project aims to strengthen formal and informal support structures around the child, through enhancing their village of collaborative support. Understanding the current situation in the region is vital for implementing practice change. This paper aims to gain knowledge regarding Tyrolean societal and service provision context. Methods: We collected qualitative (17 interviews among stakeholder and people with lived experience) and quantitative data (e.g. health insurance data) regarding overall societal characterist..

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