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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 schools and colleges.

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 - conversations about mental health

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

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Black Lives Matter - statement from Place2Be

A statement from Place2Be's CEO on the Derek Chauvin trial verdict, and our ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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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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Stress Awareness Month - it's time to look after yourself

Our free online training will help teachers and school staff to support their pupils, and their own, mental health.

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