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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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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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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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Children’s Mental Health Week 2022: resources available now

We're excited to release our free resources to help everyone get involved in Children's Mental Health Week 2022.

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Inappropriate content: helping your child to stay safe

Our advice on speaking to children about online safety, and supporting them if they see inappropriate or upsetting content.

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Join our Secondary Teacher and Parent Panels

We're looking for volunteers to join our panels and help improve mental health support for young people in secondary schools.

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