Factsheet: Emotional well-being


This guide aims to highlight the importance of your own emotional well-being as a parent carer, provide information about factors that may have an effect and help you navigate and access the information, support and resources that are available.


Key Points

  • Why is my emotional well-being at risk?
  • Who can I contact if I am worried about my well-being?
  • How can I look after my own well-being?
  • What further help is available to support me when parenting a child with a learning disability?
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First published 2017. This edition 2017. Review date 2020

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