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Opening up the conversation

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Think of a young person you know or have come across who has a parent with a mental health issue or is perhaps struggling with their own mental health.

• How would you approach this conversation with them?

Write down three ways that you could open up the conversation with them, ensuring that this complies with the child protection and safeguarding policies in your professional setting.

Please share your ideas in the comments section below.

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How To Support Young People Living with Parental Mental Illness

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