Resources for Parents and Carers

Mental Health and Wellbeing


This range of websites provide further advice for parents and carers on mental health and wellbeing.

  • MindEd for Families, children and young people offers a range of advice and support around mental health.
  • Family Links offers programmes for parents of children from -9 months to 18+ providing adults and children with skills to lead emotionally healthy lives, build resilience, empathy, self-esteem and support positive relationships. Specialist programmes include parenting with Islamic Values, work with parents in prison and with parents of children with a disability or special needs.
  • Start a Conversation: Aims to raise awareness of suicide and signpost to support that is available. Have a look at the calendar of events for upcoming training and national awareness days.

Dealing with World Conflict

These websites and resources will support parents and carers in dealing with the complex subject of conflict around the world:

The Education Hub - Help for teachers and families to talk to pupils about Russia's invasion of Ukraine and how to help them avoid misinformation.

The BPS have advice and guidance about how to support children to manage anxiety over war, conflict and crises.