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I'm a parent or carer

Whether toddlers or teenagers, children can need emotional support - and for many reasons too. If you're a parent or carer, we have resources which might help.

As a parent or carer, how can I help?

Find some key resources and information to help you support your child.

Visit As a parent or carer, how can I help? page

School attendance difficulties

Is your child currently struggling to attend school?



Visit Is your child struggling to attend school? page

Under 5s

These early years are really important in forming the foundations for happy, resilient children and adults. How can you help?

Visit Under 5s page

5-11 years

Clingy, uncooperative, wetting the bed – there are lots of signs that your child might need emotional support.

Visit Parenting Children 5-11 Years page

Parenting teenagers

Concerned or upset by your teenager’s behaviour? Find out what might help you as a parent or carer.

Visit Parenting Teenagers page

Young parents and carers

A lot can change when you become a new parent, and even if you’ve got help you might feel like you have to cope alone. But there is help available to support you.

Visit Young Parents and Carers page

Professional resources

If you’re interested in finding out more information, take a look at our professional resources.

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Support for self harming behaviour

The North Yorkshire pathway of support for children and young people with self harming behaviour and/or suicidal ideation has been developed to provide guidance for schools, professionals, families and young people.

Download the pathway

Resources for parents

Resources and information for parents and carers in North Yorkshire to help them support their children’s mental health.

Visit Resources for Parents page

Adult Mental Health

Looking after your own mental health is key to ensuring you can make the most of your potential, cope with life and play a full part in your family, workplace, community and among friends.


North Yorkshire Adult Mental Health information is here

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Find some key resources and information about Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and mental health.

Visit SEND and mental health page

Get involved

Will you be a Champion for mental and emotional health? Would you like to spread the word about The Go-To? If you are interested in learning about opportunities available, we’d love to hear from you.

Check out our Get involved page

Autism and Mental Health

Find some key resources and information about Autism and mental health.

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