Join Place2Be, schools, organisations and communities across the UK as we raise awareness of the importance of children and young people’s mental health.

The theme of this year’s Children’s Mental Health Week is Express Yourself.

Expressing yourself is about finding ways to share feelings, thoughts, or ideas, through creativity. It is about finding a way to show who you are, and how you see the world, that can help you feel good about yourself.

Parents and carers play an important role in their child’s mental health. Check out Place2Be’s free resources here

Here are some more resources:
Place2Be Express yourself – Secondary School Assembly slides
Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook
Coronavirus – a book for children about Covid 19
Psychology Tools Guide to Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty
NHS It’s OK to worry about coronavirus

Mind the Gap Resources:
Explaining meltdowns and what causes them worksheet
Managing change worksheet
Understanding your child’s temperament
Raising self esteem and giving constructive praise worksheet
Websites and Apps about mental health and emotional wellbeing

Here are some videos from CAMHS that may also be useful. Password: Oxfordshire (capital O):

Self Esteem and Body Image Assembly

Emotional resilience

Anxiety, stress and worries

Shout poster

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