health

Advice for parents from Epilepsy Action on how the digital world can offer young people living with epilepsy the support they need

Is eating in front of a screen bad news for your child's health? Research shows it might be. Here’s what you can do

Why is it important to talk to your child about drinking before they're 13? The Alcohol Education Trust explains, and shares their tips for age-appropriate discussions

Is the internet causing young people’s eating disorders? We talk to Beat's Rebecca Field to find out

LSD is one of the most famous hallucinogenic drugs. Recently, there has been an increase of 175% in the number of 16-to-24-year-olds admitting to using it

Ecstasy use is on the rise among young people. What should parents know about the drug

Ecstasy and LSD use among 16-24-year-olds has increased by 84% and 175% respectively in the past year. Overall drug use has remained constant – so why are these two gaining popularity with young people?

Obesity: a guide for parents. What is it, and what can you do if your child is overweight?

Brain

Advice for parents on cannabis, skunk and its reported links to mental health issues in young people

Relationships

How can your child spot relationships that are going to hurt them? Read our parent guide to abusive relationships and what to do about them

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Ged Flynn of Papyrus, the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide, outlines what parents need to know if their child tries to take their life

Good mental health

What does good mental health look like when it comes to young people? Parent Info offers insight for parents from YoungMinds

Brook

Laura Hurley of Brook offers some ideas for tackling the topic of abortion with your child