Young Minds Matter: guide to caring for the mental wellbeing of a child

Secondary

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.

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