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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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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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Depression and young people

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Advice for parents from Young Minds on helping your child if they’re depressed

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Understanding and supporting anxiety in your child

Worried girl

Anxiety: how parents can help their children

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Helping your child get the sleep they need: a parent's guide

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Many teens are chronically sleep-deprived. Dr Pooky Knightsmith offers advice on how parents can help their child get a good night's sleep

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Cannabis, skunk and the teenage brain

Brain

Advice for parents on cannabis, skunk and its reported links to mental health issues in young people

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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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Childhood obesity: a new epidemic?

Obesity: a guide for parents. What is it, and what can you do if your child is overweight?

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Picky eating: how to help your child eat better

A parent's guide to picky eating: how to help your child be more adventurous with food

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Roasting: a guide for parents

Young person

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

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Teenage pregnancy: how you can help your child

Your son or daughter hasn't only been having sex – now they or their partner is pregnant. Bekki Burbidge of the FPA looks at your options

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Sexually transmitted infections: eight useful facts

Teens and STIs: a parent’s guide 

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