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Mental health support for parents and carers

Mental health support for parents and carers

We work with schools to support children’s and young people's mental health.

As part of this, we offer advice and resources for parents and carers to help support their child or young person’s wellbeing.

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Parenting Smart

Our new site full of practical advice and tried and tested tips for parents and carers of primary-age children.

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Wellbeing resources for families

Our expert team have developed and recommended resources to help you support your child’s wellbeing.

Discover wellbeing resources

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How we work

Place2Be works in schools to help children and young people explore their emotions and feel better.

Find out how we work

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Supporting your child or young person

As a parent or carer, you play a key role in teaching your child or young person how to manage their feelings.

Help with supporting a young person

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Getting ready to start primary school

Our expert advice will help young children and their families get ready for this big step together.

Get advice on starting primary school

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Getting ready to start secondary or high school

Our expert advice will help children and their families get ready for this big step together.

Get advice on starting secondary or high school

News & blogs

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55% of young people face barriers in accessing mental health support

New data released by Place2Be has revealed that 55% of young people say they face barriers in seeking mental health support.

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6 ways to support children with worries around schoolwork and exams

We’ve shared some tips on how to support children and young people with worries around schoolwork and exams.

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Screenshot from the Mindful Moments, with Place2Be Ambassador YolanDa Brown on the left and Sesame Street's Elmo on the right.

Sesame Street’s Elmo encourages children to ‘Celebrate The Day’

In a video created for the week, Sesame Street character Elmo and Place2Be Ambassador YolanDa Brown celebrate the day.

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