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Get involved with Children's Mental Health Week 2020

This Children's Mental Health Week, we need your support to help us raise awareness of the importance of children and young people's mental health. With less than 8 weeks to go, we're excited to release more resources to help you get involved.

For this year’s theme Find your Brave, Place2Be is asking everyone to think about what makes them feel brave.

Around three children in every primary school class has a mental health problem, and many more struggle with challenges from bullying to bereavement. Whether you’re someone who works with childrena parent or carerpassionate about spreading the word, or keen to raise vital funds for Place2Be, you can get involved and help us reach as many people as possible. 

Spread the word

What does bravery mean to you? What are your tips for young people on how to be brave? Why are you supporting the week? Share your stories and help us to spread the word.

Download our free social media guide for example posts, downloadable images and more ideas to inspire you.

If you are tweeting and posting about the week, be sure to tag Place2Be in your posts and use #ChildrensMentalHealthWeek.

Fundraise for us

Did you know that just £19 could give a child one-to-one support with a Place2Be counsellor?

This Children's Mental Health Week, help Place2Be to reach and support more children and young people by raising money.

Whether you organise a bake sale, a quiz night or a sponsored silence; our fundraising guide is full of ideas to help you kickstart your fundraising journey.

News & blogs

Photos of 5 year old Jasmine, who walked 15 miles during the week wearing fancy dress

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.

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The Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge talks to teachers during Children’s Mental Health Week

The Duchess of Cambridge spoke with teachers from Ribbon Academy in County Durham about supporting children in the pandemic.

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Professor Jason Leitch headshot

Professor Jason Leitch chats to pupils at Place2Be partner school

Professor Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director of the Scottish Government spoke to pupils at Oakwood Primary School.

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