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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 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

Look back at Children's Mental Health Week 2021

Look back at Children’s Mental Health Week 2021

This year's Children's Mental Health Week theme was Express Yourself. We share some of the highlights of the week.

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A third of parents are embarrassed to seek mental health support for their children

The survey of 1,029 parents of children aged 5–18 years reveals that parents still struggle with the idea of counselling.

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How parents and carers can support children's mental health and wellbeing

Place2Be Trustee Professor Stephen Scott CBE writes about how parents and carers can support their children’s mental health.

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