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About Timbi

We hope that you and the children in your life will find these pages helpful. 

In this book, we address a variety of issues that children with a parent struggling with addiction face. Through the eyes of Timbi, we are able to validate children's emotions by describing, naming and normalizing them. We also teach them to recognize the body’s responses to chronic stress and difficult feelings. Timbi provides suggestions and recommendations for coping in healthy, life-enhancing ways. Children learn to achieve a much-needed sense of control in their lives through movement, voice and mindful breathing exercises, and by seeking help from important, stable adults in their lives. 

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About the Authors

Together, word by word, Trish and Janet crafted the story of Timbi to ensure it was an authentic conversation with the children who live with the disease of addiction. Trish knew first-hand the pain and stigma attached to having a loved one who was addicted, and she witnessed the impact it had on her children from a very young age. It was important to her that the reality of the disease be addressed directly and validate what children are seeing and feeling. Janet brought her clinical knowledge as well as her deep appreciation for mindfulness practices, and how those practices can be especially helpful to people living within a chronically stressful environment.

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Timbi Talks About Addiction Book

Timbi Plush Toy

Timbi Coloring and Activity Book

Timbi Talks About Addiction Book

A 28 page book written to help children ages 3-12 who are coping with a parent's addiction. 

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Timbi Coloring and Activity Book

A 28 page book written to help children ages 3-12 who are coping with a parent's addiction and a soft cuddly Timbi character.

Click here to purchase this item, or click on the Shop link above to find details on combination sets!

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Helpful Resources

We know first-hand how difficult it can be to find the right help for children who have a parent struggling with addiction. The resources shown below have been enormously helpful for us and we are sure they can be of use to you and your children as you learn to cope and even thrive in the face of your challenges.

Children and Mental Health Websites

National Association for Children of Addiction (NACoA)

Eluna Network (formerly The Moyer Foundation)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 

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