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

Lucy Alexander

Lucy Alexander on the impact of kindness

Place2Be ambassador Lucy Alexander explores the impact of kindness for Mental Health Awareness Week.

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Common worries for young people and families during COVID-19 pandemic

A survey of Place2Be's mental health professionals reveals common themes raised by young people & parents during check-ins.

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Coronavirus: Helping children to process loss

Paula Nagel explores feelings of loss that may be caused by school closures and ways to support children through them.

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