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Safety and settings

Setting filters on Google

Filtering

Google is often the first port of call for homework and curiosity of all kinds. Here's how to guard against adult content appearing in your children's Google searches.

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Parenting

When your child is being bullied online: a parent's guide

Bullying

Alex Holmes, deputy CEO of the Diana Award, offers advice on how to recognise bullying and what to do if your child is affected

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Relationships and sex

Supporting teenagers through relationships

Brook and NCA-CEOP's Digital Romance research project spoke to over 2,000 young people about their relationships and the use of technology in their love lives. Here is NCA-CEOP's expert advice on how to support teenagers through romantic relationships. 

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Safety and settings

If you find out your child has been sexually abused or exploited

NCA-CEOP's Dr Elly Hanson offers advice to parents on coping in the aftermath of your child being abused

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Relationships and sex

The new blended family parenting rules

Family silhouette

Advice on how to be an effective parent or step parent within a blended family

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Education and the future

A parent's guide to gender stereotypes

Gender stereotypes could affect girls and boys' job prospects in the future. Here's how parents can help

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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

Self-harm: facts for parents

What do you do when you discover your child is self-harming? Consultant psychiatrist Dr Andrew Hill-Smith offers advice on how you can help your child

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Safety and settings

What are parental controls and how can they help children stay safe online?

Filters and parental controls won't keep your children safe online, but they are a useful first line of defence. Here's what parents need to know

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Parenting

Online teen speak

Teens

Wondering what your children are tapping into their phones? Or, in fact, what it means? Here's our parent's guide to some popular teen chat acronyms and slang words. 

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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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Safety and settings

What parents need to know about 'sextortion’

Here NCA-CEOP explains how some offenders may demand money using indecent images as online blackmail, how you can talk to your child about the risks, and where to go for further information and support.

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