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Gambling and young people: a parent’s guide

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Is gambling an addiction like drugs? And is your child at risk of becoming a problem gambler? Read our tips for parents

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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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How to help your child if they are being 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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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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Top tips for children who are being bullied

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Top tips for children and young people who are being bullied

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Spotting the signs of abuse

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What are the warning signs that someone could be abusing your child? Donald Findlater of the Lucy Faithfull Foundation explains

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Knife crime and if your child is in a gang: advice for parents

Worried about the surge in knife crime in England and Wales? Think your child may be involved in a gang? Read our advice for parents from the Home Office

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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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What is LSD? A guide for parents

LSD is one of the most famous hallucinogenic drugs. Recently, there has been an increase of 175% in the number of 16-to-24-year-olds admitting to using it

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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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Laughing gas: not funny

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Laughing gas: a parent’s guide

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Eating disorders and the internet: a parent’s guide

Is the internet causing young people’s eating disorders? We talk to Beat's Rebecca Field to find out

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