A clear, sensitively written discussion of the various crises that families may experience, with advice on how to overcome them and information on sources of help available.
The titles in this series discuss many of the difficult issues and problems young people may encounter which threaten the balance of their emotional health and well-being.
This book looks at the many different forms that a family can take and examines the social changes that have had an effect on family life and its traditional support systems. It describes how crises such as illness, bereavement, debt, divorce and domestic violence can threaten the stability and well-being of family members. It offers advice on strategies for surviving family crises and suggests ways in which family life can be strengthened.