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Mental health used to be a taboo subject, but thankfully things are changing. This week was Children's Mental Health Awareness Week, and up and down the country, people found interesting ways to engage with young people about the issue. The week's theme was 'expressing yourself' and encouraged young people to find ways to share feelings, thoughts, or ideas through creativity. As one in six young people have a diagnosable mental health issue (figures: NHS), we must encourage open and honest discussion. Here is a rundown for people of some of the ways people shared that message this week.
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Children’s Mental Health Week runs until Sunday.
And we’re sharing seven super tips on how you can help your little cherubs cope with the strains lockdown can place upon their young shoulders.
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In this three-minute read, we look at the parallels between home-schooling and selling your home.
If you’re a parent working from home and managing childcare commitments, we salute you. It’s not easy dashing from one task to the next in what feels like a never-ending lockdown juggling act – but there is a bright side.
Some of the lessons you’re learning right now will come in handy should you plan to sell your home.
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In this 60 second speed read we show our support for a vitally important project which comes with Royal approval.
Children’s Mental Health Week (CMHW) is running from Monday 1 to Sunday 7 February.
The project’s patron, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge, launched the event with a special video message.
The Duchess is a passionate supporter of children’s mental health and spoke about the importance of young people expressing their feelings safely and creatively.