Young Minds Matter: guide to caring for the mental wellbeing of a child
This guide will help parents and carers understand the importance of good mental health, and how they can support their child.
The guide covers topics like:
- the importance of good mental health
- how parents and carers can help and support their child’s mental health
- what can affect a child’s mental health
- what help is available
Using this resource
This resource is designed for:
- use by parents and carers of young people
This guide is likely to be useful as a generalised source of support, but for parents with children already experiencing a mental health issue it may not be appropriate. Schools should take this into consideration when sharing with parents or carers.