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Children's Mental Health Week

Children's Mental Health Week

Place2Be launched the first ever Children’s Mental Health Week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health.


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The next Children's Mental Health Week will take place on 7-13 February 2022.

Sign up for email alerts to be the first to know when we announce next year's theme, and release our free resources for schools, families and organisations.

The Children's Mental Health Week 2021 resources are all still available - including our Virtual Assembly with BAFTA and Oak National Academy. All of our free resources can be adapted for use in school, for home-schooling, online lessons or independent learning.

Take part in the week

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Schools and youth groups

Assembly guides, class activities and other resources to help the children and young people you work with to find their brave.

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Parents and carers

Check out our helpful top tips for parents and children, and encourage your child's school to take part in the week.

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Other ways to get involved

Take a look at our resources to help you spread the word about the week and encourage more people to take part.

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News & blogs

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Children's Mental Health Week 2021 wins highly commended at the 2021 Purpose Awards

Place2Be is delighted to have been highly commended in the NGO Best Health Cause Campaign category at the Purpose Awards.

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Children’s Mental Health Week 2021 shortlisted for the Purpose Awards

Place2Be is delighted to have been shortlisted for NGO Best Health Cause Campaign at the 2021 Purpose Awards.

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Children’s Mental Health Week raises over £63,000 for Place2Be

Hundreds of schools, organisations and individuals took part in the week and helped raise vital funds for Place2Be.