The Anna and the Sea Association (Association Anna et la mer) is a non-profit organization based in the province of Quebec, Canada that works to promote the health and well-being of children having a parent or a loved one suffering from mental illness. A peer support group for children aged (7-12) and (12-17) provides general inforrmation about mental illness to the children and gives them the necessary tools to understand and deal with their realities.
A children’s book named Anna and the Sea written by Rebecca Heinisch is also available for purchase to help with the understanding of mental illness. It is available in both French and English. For more information, click on the link to go directly to the Anna and the Sea website.