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Young people and suicide: if your child tries to take their life

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Ged Flynn of Papyrus, the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide, outlines what parents need to know if their child tries to take their life

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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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Bullying outside the home

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How bullying outside the home can lead to self-esteem issues for teens: a guide for parents from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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Parenting

Helping your child celebrate their cultural background

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Parent Info has partnered with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to offer parents advice and information to help children and young people build confidence and feel good about themselves.

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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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Instagram: a parent’s guide

Tips to pass on to your children on the responsible – and safe – use of Instagram

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Self-esteem: How listening to your child can be as important as talking to them

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How parents can develop their listening skills to help their child open up about self-esteem issues

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The Dove Self-Esteem Project: The miscommunication minefield

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How learning to speak ‘teenage’ could help communication and build confidence in your child

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The distortion of beauty

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We look at how young people, particularly young women, are fed a narrow, manipulated view of what is beautiful by the media.

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Bullying at home: when family banter goes too far

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When does family banter about teenagers' bodies turn to bullying? Read our advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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How social media affects your teen’s self-esteem

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Social media, body confidence and self-esteem: a parent's guide

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Body image: how fathers can help their daughters

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How the relationship between daughers and their fathers can affect their body image.

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