Children's Wellbeing

The emotional wellbeing of children is just as important as their physical health. 

Good mental health allows children and young people to develop the resilience to cope with whatever life throws at them and grow into well-rounded, healthy adults.

Things that can help keep children and young people mentally well include:

Other factors are also important, including:

Most children grow up mentally healthy, but surveys suggest that more children and young people have problems with their mental health today than 30 years ago. That’s probably because of changes in the way we live now and how that affects the experience of growing up.

Please find below some links to resources that you may find useful:

Back to school | Barnardo's

Resources to boost your child's wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic - Partnership for Chilldren (

Mental health and parenting | NSPCC

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