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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

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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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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Games, apps and tech

Digital resilience: a parent's guide

digital re

But what exactly is digital resilience? And what can we do as parents to help our children develop it?

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Games, apps and tech

Screen time and young children: finding a balance

Screen time: a common sense guide for parents

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Parenting

Your child’s digital footprint

12 year-old boy sitting and looking inscrutable

What goes online stays online. Some advice to help you and your child understand the long-term implications of publishing all about your life.

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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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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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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

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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Education and the future

Preparing for university: a parent's guide

starting university teens

Some practical tips for parents to pass on to their children on how best to prepare for university

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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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