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What is the dark web? A parent’s guide

A parent’s guide to the dark web: why your child may be using it and what you need to know

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Health and wellbeing

Cannabis, skunk and the teenage brain

Brain

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

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Safety and settings

WhatsApp: a guide for parents and carers

A parents guide to WhatsApp

Teenagers love WhatsApp – as do a lot of parents. Here's what parents need to know about it

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Parenting, Health and wellbeing

Addicted to social media – or just teens being teens?

People often talk about children being addicted to social media. But are they really? Parent Info offers advice on helping your child use social media safely

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Health and wellbeing

Understanding binge eating disorder

Binge eating disorder: a parent's guide

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Parenting

Money matters for parents of disabled children

Money

Parents and carers of children with disabilities often face heavy costs. In this Q&A, Cerebra addresses some of the most frequently asked questions about benefits.

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Parenting

How to protect your child from trolls

Internet troll

Sadly, once your child explores the online world, they may find a troll waiting for them. Here's how to help them cope.

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Parenting

What is - and isn't - legal online?

Off-limits online

The digital world is so new that half the time we don't know what the rules are. In fact, there are plenty of laws governing what you can and can't do online. Here's our guide to what you should and shouldn't be doing online (legally, anyway).

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Health and wellbeing

Low mood: a guide for parents

Clinical Psychologist Dr Asha Patel on the signs and possible causes of low mood in children and young people, and how parents can help.

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Relationships and sex

Online dating and teens

Advice for parents from NCA-CEOP about online dating sites for teens. Should you be worried?

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Safety and settings

9 ways the internet can be good for your children

Ways the internet can be good for children and internet safety

We hear a lot about the negative effects on children of using the internet but it can also be a positive thing. Here’s our guide for parents

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Health and wellbeing

Mental health and young people: tackling stigma together

Time to change image

1 in 10 children will experience a mental health problem. Here's how to help them

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