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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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Wellbeing resources for families

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

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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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We’ve got to join the dots between home and school

Sahir Permall, Director for Scotland, on the importance of communities coming together to keep the child at the centre.

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The loneliness of parenting: one parent’s perspective

Place2Be’s Programme Leader for Family Work reflects on the loneliness and isolation of parenting, and shares his advice.

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Talking to children and young people about war and conflict

Our advice on how to talk to children and young people about war, and support them if they’re struggling with the news.

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