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It’s no game – how to tell if your child is addicted to tech

Gaming

Many parents worry their child is addicted to gaming but are they really, or just doing something they enjoy to excess? Psychiatrist Richard Graham offers his advice

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If your child is bullied for being LGBTQ+

Homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying is sadly very common in schools. Read Stonewall’s advice on how to help your child if they're on the receiving end AND what to do if your child is among the bullies

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How to talk to your child about mental health, even at primary school

Boy at desk

Three children in every classroom has a diagnosable mental health issue. Read our advice form Place2Be to help your child if they are one of them

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If one sibling has a disability

It can be challenging to manage family life as a parent of children with and without disabilities. Read our advice for parents

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Gangs: signs and how to prevent involvement

Tell-tale signs of gang involvement, and ways to prevent your child getting involved in the first place - advice for parents and carers from th Home Office

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How to have a happy family Christmas

Happy Family Christmas

Advice on making sure you have a harmonious holiday with children and relatives.

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How to help your child if they're being bullied

Jedidja

http://www.kidscape.org.uk/adviceNational children’s charity, Kidscape, offers parents tips on how to help their children sif they are being bullied.

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How social media affects your teen’s self-esteem

body confidence

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

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How can the digital world help young people with epilepsy?

Advice for parents from Epilepsy Action on how the digital world can offer young people living with epilepsy the support they need

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Helping your child cope with panic attacks

Panic attacks in children: a parent’s guide from Dr Bijal Chheda-Varma, clinical psychologist at Nightingale Hospital

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Helping your child cope with media coverage of traumatic events

Terrorism and trauma helping children cope

With graphic images being shown on the front pages of newspapers and on daily news bulletins, even very young children are exposed to upsetting information. 

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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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