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Snapchat FAQs

Keeping safe on snapchat

Snapchat: what parents need to know

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Parenting, Health and wellbeing

Addicted to social media – or just teens being teens?

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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

Talking to your child about suicidal thoughts

Suicide, suicidal thoughts, 13 Reasons Why

​There has been substantial media coverage of the Netflix Series 13 Reasons Why. The drama has been accused of inaccurately portraying, or even glamourising, suicide. Dr Alys Cole-King Clinical Director, of the Social Enterprise Connecting with People, and Dr Stan Kutcher, Sun Life Financial Chair in Adolescent Mental Health, offer advice to parents on talking to their children about the programme and its difficult subject matter

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Relationships and sex

Revenge porn: a parent's guide

Ministry of Justice's Revenge porn campaign

Distributing so-called revenge porn is a criminal offence. How can young people be protected from it?

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Games, apps and tech

How can your child deal with in-game bullying?

Dealing with in-game abuse can be extremely upsetting, distressing and draining. Liam Hacket from anti-bullying charity Ditch the Label gives advice on what your child should do if they are being subjected to in-game bullying

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Health and wellbeing

Getting young people involved in volunteering

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The internet can help and encourage young people to help others. Here's how your child can get involved in voiunteering

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Health and wellbeing

Body dysmorphic disorder: when a negative body image becomes a mental health condition

BDD

A parent's guide to body dysmorphic disorder

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Games, apps and tech

Connected toys: not just child’s play

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Advice for parents on the security risks of smart toys that talk to the internet – and perhaps other people you don’t want them to

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Parenting

The 5 digital parenting rules that REALLY matter

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The really important things that every parent needs to know about online safety.

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Health and wellbeing

Bullying: a parent's guide

Bullying Scotland

Scotland's anti-bullying service, Respect Me, offers parents advice on how to help children caught up in bullying behaviour

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Games, apps and tech

Are you worried your child might see something inappropriate online?

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What happens if your child sees something they shouldn't online? NCA-CEOP offers advice for parents

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Health and wellbeing

Understanding binge eating disorder

Binge eating disorder: a parent's guide

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