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Roasting: a guide for parents

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How to deal with roasting: the cyberbullying craze that can have a profound effect on its victims

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Ecstasy: a parent’s guide

Ecstasy use is on the rise among young people. What should parents know about the drug

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Boys and self-harm: facts and tips

The number of boys self-harming is rising. Here’s what parents need to know

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Support for children who have experienced crime

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Children and young people can experience significant levels of crime and victimisation. Here's how as a parent or carer you can help your child be safer.

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Legal highs - a parent's guide

Legal highs can be every bit as dangerous and addictive as illegal drugs, and they're they're easier to get hold of. Make sure you and your child are clued up about the risks. 

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Children, alcohol and the law: a parent’s guide

Alcohol and the law

What’s the law on children and drinking alcohol? Read our quick guide to find out

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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 the Home Office

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Pro-ana and pro-mia: the dangers of pro-anorexia and pro-bulimia sites for young people

A parent’s guide to pro-ana and pro-mia websites. What effect could they have on your child if they have an eating disorder?

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Simple life hacks if your family wants to cut back on screen time

If you feel as though you and your family could make some changes to get back in control of your screen time, here are some easy hacks to help you do it.

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Helping your child recover from an eating disorder

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Hospital admissions for eating disorders among young people have almost doubled in three years. Here, Priory offers advice to parents on supporting your child's recovery

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Immunisation: the facts

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Professor Helen Bedford from University College London gives advice for parents on vaccinations and looks into the spread of misinformation about vaccines on social media.

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Tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying at school

Stonewall explains how language and other behaviours can cause distress and longterm harm for LGBTQ+ children at school – and what parents can do to stop it

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