addiction

Gaming

Many parents worry their child is addicted to gaming but are they really, or just doing something they enjoy to excess? Psychiatrist Richard Graham offers his advice

Legal highs can be every bit as dangerous and addictive as illegal drugs, and they're they're easier to get hold of. Make sure you and your child are clued up about the risks. 

Playing cards

Is gambling an addiction like drugs? And is your child at risk of becoming a problem gambler? Read our tips for parents

Alcohol and the law

What’s the law on children and drinking alcohol? Read our quick guide to find out

Brain

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