Starting the mental health conversation

This guide aims to help parents and carers start a conversation with children and young people about mental health and wellbeing.

This guide helps parents and carers to think about when and how to start a conversation with children and young people about feelings and mental wellbeing.

It offers practical tips on how to communicate with and listen to children and young people and work towards equipping them to cope as adults.   

 

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • children aged 7+
  • use by parents/carers and can be adapted for school staff

 

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