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Duchess of Cambridge speaks out on children’s mental health

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LONDON – The Duchess of Cambridge is appearing in a children’s health video for an organization called Place2Be, helping to launch the first ever children’s mental health week in the U.K.

Place2Be provides emotional and theraputic services for children, helping them cope with wide-ranging and complex social issues.

“Through Place2Be I have seen the benefits of offering children support for their mental health in the safety of the school environment. Both William and I sincerely believe that early action can prevent problems in childhood from turning into larger ones later in life,” Kate Middleton said.

In the video, Middleton says that a child’s mental health is just as important as their physical health.

Children’s Mental Health Week runs through Sunday, Feb. 22.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second child this spring.

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