Children’s Mental Health Week 2020 will focus on taking steps to help them to be healthy inside and out! Mental Health is not a visible condition, but it affects many young people in their formative years.
Place2Be is a charity dedicated to children’s mental health, they have well over 25 years of experience of working with pupils, families and staff in UK schools through one-to-one counselling employing tried and tested methods that are research based. They also provide training and professional qualifications.
Place2Be launched the first ever Children’s Mental Health Week back in 2015 to spotlight the importance of children and young peoples mental health. In 2020 they are keen to urge more people to get involved.
How can you help?
Schools, youth groups, business and all individuals who would like to get involved are invited to get involved. By combining everyone’s efforts we all have the potential to reach out to thousands more children, young people, and their families and loved ones.
Urge your local schools to join in.
Shout out to local media and social media, there is a social media pack available at https://www.childrensmentalhealthweek.org.uk/get-involved
Organise a fundraising effort such as ‘show and tell’, run a cake stall (yum!), or an ‘own uniform’ day, there more the merrier and the more money raised for this outstanding charity the better!
Businesses also are encouraged get involved through creative fundraising, with individual efforts by staff members donating or combined efforts to ‘run a fundraiser’, all donations are welcome.
Making a donation in person, don’t forget Gift Aid to increase your giving courtesy of HMRC.
Children are our future and their future is precious and they deserve to be cared for. Please, do your bit for this outstanding charity that has Children’s Mental Health at heart!
The Best of Taunton and Bridgwater supports the aims of Children’s Mental Health Week.
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