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Knockavoe School 10 Melmount Gardens


20th Jun 2022

With infant mental health week commencing last week, the NI Mental Health Champion, Professor Siobhan O’Neill recorded a short video last year aimed at parents of young children (approximately age 0-4, although not age specific). She provides simple tips to parents/carers about what they can do to support their children's emotional health and wellbeing, and talks about how to encourage young children to express their feelings and the importance of self-care for parents/carers. She also draws on her experience as a parent of a young child – see link and video below.



As we are approach the end of the school term here is an adapted version of the PHA’s ‘Take 5 steps to wellbeing’ message, which focuses on young children and gives parents ideas of simple things they can do at home with their child linked to the Take 5 steps. Awareness-Week/