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Healthy body image in children: what parents can do

Body image

Top tips for parents on helping to boost your child’s self-esteem and body image

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Relationships and sex

NCA-CEOP's video: talking about pornography

Porn button

VIDEO: It can be a hideously embarrassing subject to talk to your child about porn. Professor Tanya Byron, Dr Linda Papadopolous and other experts offer tips for opening non-awkward discussions

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Health and wellbeing

Help! My child's phone has been stolen

Boys on mobile phones

If your child's mobile phone is stolen: how to help them recover – and stop it happening again.

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Safety and settings

Making Snapchat work for you

Keeping safe on snapchat

How to be a bit more careful, and a bit better informed, when using Snapchat: a parent’s guide

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Games, apps and tech

Instagram FAQs for parents

Instagram is now bigger than Twitter. What's the big attraction? And is there anything parents and carers need to know?

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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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Health and wellbeing

Getting young people involved in volunteering

youth volunteering children

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

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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Health and wellbeing

Mental health and young people: the background

Good mental health

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

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Health and wellbeing

Ecstasy, LSD and the dark web: a parent’s guide

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?

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Health and wellbeing

Are you worried about your child’s lack of self-esteem?

Self-esteem

Self-esteem: a parent’s guide from Young Minds

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Health and wellbeing

Why media images can ruin girls’ lives

Are images of women in the media that focus entirely on physical appearance affecting girls’ future?

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