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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 and young people'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.

Discover wellbeing resources

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How we work

Place2Be works in schools to help children and young people explore their emotions and feel better.

Find out how we work

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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.

Help with supporting a young person

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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.

Get advice on starting primary school

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Getting ready to start secondary or high school

Our expert advice will help children and their families get ready for this big step together.

Get advice on starting secondary or high school

News & blogs

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10 tips for nurturing the wellbeing of LGBTQ+ young people

Place2Be's Plus+ Group shares their tips and advice on how to create safe environments for LGBTQ+ children and young people.

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Making magical moments for foster families

This Foster Care Fortnight is about celebrating those moments that define fostering journeys for children and their carers.

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Creativity & Wellbeing Week – how can creativity improve children’s wellbeing?

Place2Be welcomes Creativity and Wellbeing Week’s initiative to raise awareness of ‘creative health’.

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