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

Are images of women in the media that focus entirely on physical appearance affecting girls’ future?

Help your child feel good about themselves, however many likes they get on social media, with advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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. In this article, we look at how teenagers can feel pressured to

How selfie culture and social media can affect your child’s body confidence – and what you can do about it

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.

Advice for parents on helping your child deal with pressures to look a certain way and body shaming with help from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

How a secret code between parents and their child could help protect young people when they have problems. Read our advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Boost body image for children and young people

Lorraine Kelly explains why body image workshops in school can help boost self-esteem

Lorraine Kelly present body confidence workshop

Lorraine Kelly helps children and young people boost their body confidence with help from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Help your child boost their body confidence and understand how celebs images are manipulated with help from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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Advice for parents on helping your child cope with peer pressure from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

boys and body image

Recent research shows that boys today are increasingly sturggling with body image issues. How can parents support their son if they are affected?

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

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What does good mental health look like when it comes to young people? Parent Info offers insight for parents from YoungMinds

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

Be aware of the power and impact your words can have on how your child feels about themselves. Read our advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Tips to boost your child’s positive body image from the Dove Self-Esteem Project and Parent Info

For many, the perfect summer holiday is one spent lounging on the beach without a care in the world.

A guide for parents on the importance of family influence on helping build body confidence in teenagers, with advice from the dove Self-Esteem Project

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.

You may have heard of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Made in Chelsea and Love Island. These are all popular reality television programmes, especially among younger viewers.

Celebrate your child's unique qualities with the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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Young people, body image and the media: a guide from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

We take a look at some ways that you can support your child to make the most of exercise and use it to help raise their self-esteem

Kidscape bullying

Top tips for children and young people who are being bullied

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Sex, drugs, internet porn - no, no, no, you don't want to talk to your child about that! How embarrassing. Especially as you know hardly anything about any of it. But it's one of those jobs (like changing nappies) that parents are put on earth to do. Here are our tips for making it less of an ordeal.

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

Self-esteem

Self-esteem: a parent’s guide from Young Minds

Teens and body image

How parents can help children and young people boost body confidence and self-esteem

Seeing your child scratching, biting, hitting or banging their head can be incredibly distressing - but it's a not uncommon experience for parents of children with intellectual disabilities. Cerebra explain self-injury and what parents can do.

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

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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Practical advice for parents on bullying, cyberbullying, LGBTQ+ bullying and what to do if your child has been bullying someone else

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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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We look at the online craze of ‘Am I pretty?’ videos, where young people ask others to judge them on their looks. How can parents help?

It's unusual for young people with eating disorders to get better on their own. Here's our roundup of treatments available on the NHS and from other support services.

Bulimia binge purge

Bulimia is the most common eating disorder. Here's Dr Pooky Knightsmith's advice on how to tell if your child is affected – and where to get help. 

Cyberbullying

Alex Holmes, the Diana Award anti-bullying programme manager, was previously a victim of bullying and now runs the anti-bullying ambassadors programme. In this video, he explains what cyberbullying is, why it hurts - and what you can do about it.

Body image

Top tips for parents on helping to boost your child’s self-esteem and body image

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

Is eating in front of a screen bad news for your child's health? Research shows it might be. Here’s what you can do

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

Bullying Scotland

Scotland's anti-bullying service, Respect Me, offers parents advice on how to help children caught up in bullying behaviour

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Scotland's anti-bullying service, Respect Me, offers parents advice on how to help children caught up in bullying behaviour online or off

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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

body confidence

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

Family banter bullying

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

Dove self-esteem project body confidence resources for teens

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

People often talk about children being addicted to social media. But are they really? Parent Info offers advice on helping your child use social media safely

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