Seven simple steps to articulate mental health with children

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As ‘Children’s Mental Health Week’ is in full swing, it helps to shine a light on how and if we discuss this subject with our family.

Many parents may talk about emotions and feelings with their kids on a regular basis, but for some, it can be tricky to articulate.

Mental health is nothing to be afraid of – yes, it may seem a little daunting initially, especially if you feel you don’t have the knowledge or experiences with it, but you can approach it in everyday life, no matter how big or small.

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Tarnishing the stigma of mental health and establishing a ‘safe heaven’ for your children to discuss and talk freely about emotions could see big positive changes to their overall health and wellbeing.

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