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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 your child through a separation or divorce

Cecilia Corbetta, Regional Clinical Lead, shares her advice on supporting children through a separation or divorce.

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Looking behind the behaviour – how children communicate

In an extract from the Mental Health Champions – Foundation programme, we explore how children communicate with behaviour.

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For now, being ‘good enough’ can be a consolation

Rebecca Wilkinson-Quinn, Place2Be's Regional Clinical Lead for Scotland and Wales, reflects on parenting during the pandemic.

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