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 the parents of children in the schools we work in counselling 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

Kate Silverton

How Scotland’s public health approach to tackling violence is reaping rewards

Journalist & Place2Be trainee Kate Silverton shares insights from her Panorama report on Scotland’s Violence Reduction Unit.

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The Art Room and BAFTA Kids launch project to support pupils with move to secondary school

The River to Sea Project will support children with the move from primary school to secondary or high school.

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Talking to children about race and discrimination

We share some resources you may find useful when talking with children and young people about race and discrimination.

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