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Mental health resources for schools

Mental health resources for schools

With our 25 years of experience, we have developed and recommended mental health resources for schools to help your team support pupils’ mental health.

Our mental health resources for schools can make a real difference to the emotional wellbeing of pupils.

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Children’s Mental Health Week

Set up by Place2Be, the week shines a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health. Free resources are available to download

Download free resources

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Mentally Healthy Schools website

This website, launched by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, provides quality-assured resources for primary schools.

Visit the site

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Splitting Up – A Child’s Guide to a Grown Up Problem

In partnership with Mishcon de Reya, this book by Place2Be features children sharing their feelings and advice on separation.

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Shout

In partnership with Place2Be, this free, 24/7 text service can support anyone who is struggling to cope. Text CONNECT to 85258.

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MindEd

This e-learning platform offers courses and information for professionals including school staff, from beginner to specialist level.

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Education Support Partnership

This charity provides information, resources and a free helpline to support the mental health of education professionals.

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Fink Cards

Written by Place2Be, this resource helps school staff start conversations about mental health with individual pupils or small groups.

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Hollie Rankin resources

Bereavement and trauma

These books come with a guide for teachers and parents about how to use the books to help children process their experiences.

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Coronavirus: wellbeing activity ideas for schools

Activities to boost pupils’ wellbeing in light of the evolving situation around coronavirus.

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Nip in the Bud

Set up to encourage awareness about mental health disorders in young children through use of films.

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News & blogs

Read the mental health of the children and young people in England, 2020 report

New report from NHS Digital shows sharp increase in children experiencing mental health difficulties

The new report looks at how the mental health of children and young people in England has changed since 2017.

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Young Voices launches Guinness World Record attempt – The Biggest Sing

On 2 February 2021 children across the UK will sing along with music legend Billy Ocean to help raise funds for Place2Be.

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How mental health charities are responding to the pandemic

A new briefing from Centre for Mental Health summarises the activities of 17 mental health organisations, including Place2Be.

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