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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 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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Coronavirus: wellbeing activity ideas for families

With schools closed as a result of coronavirus, some parents and carers may be looking for activities to try at home with their children.

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How we work

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

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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.

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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.

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Getting ready to start secondary or high school

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

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News & blogs

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How to support a child or young person who is self-harming

Rebecca Wilkinson-Quinn offers some practical ways in which parents and carers can support a child who may be self-harming.

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Men’s Health Week – it’s time to lose the ‘angry boy’ label

We reflect on the needs of boys who access Place2Be’s services – and what we can do to better support boys’ mental health.

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Place2Be backs The #ParentsPromise

We're proud to be part of this new campaign to support children and young people impacted by parental separation.

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