Help and Support
Health and Wellbeing
- Understanding and supporting anxiety in your child
- What to do if your child is self-harming
- Helping your child cope with media coverage of traumatic events
- Are you worried about your child's lack of self-esteem?
- Helping your child cope with peer pressure
- Helping your child establish positive sleep patterns
- Stigma and mental health: a parent's guide
- What if you are worried about your child's mental health?
- How listening to your child can be as important as talking to them
- Body confidence
Sex and Relationships
These Help and Support pages draw in articles and content from ParentInfo, a brand new service from the Parent Zone and CEOP (part of the National Crime Agency).
- Conversations with young children about sex and relationships
- How to talk to teens about sex
- Meeting others: the particular challenges for LGBTQ+ children
- Sex education in schools: a parent’s guide
- Online dating and teens
- Eight useful facts about sexually transmitted infections
- What goes on behind closed bedroom doors
- Pick up artists and negging
- Relationships- good for your health
- Sex and relationships online: how you can help
- Revenge Porn- now a criminal offence
Sex and Relationships- Difficult conversations
- When you want to have a conversation about sex
- Talking about sex
- Sexual health
- How to open a difficult conversation
- Three tips for staring a difficult conversation with your child
Sex and Relationships- Pornography
- Should I be concerned about internet porn?
- How can I talk to my child about unhealthy images?
- CEOP's video: talking about pornography
- Internet porn: top tips on how to respond?
- Is internet porn affecting children's happiness?
Sex and Relationships- Coming out as LGBTQ+
- Things to do if your child comes out as LGBTQ+
- When your child comes out as transgender: a Q&A with Sue Chitayi
- LGBTQ+ glossary for parents
- What I wish my parents had told me about HIV as a gay teenager
- When you think your child might be gay
Sex and Relationships- Abusive relationships
- Five tips for helping your kids recognise abusive relationships
- Start talking PANTS!
- Prevent abuse- how to minimise the risks
- Online sexual abuse
- Who are abusers and why aren't we better at spotting them?
- Spotting the signs of abuse
Sex and Relationships- Grooming
- What to do if your child is groomed online
- If you find out your child has been sexually abused or exploited
- At risk of sexual exploitation?- know the signs
- Sexual abuse on webcam: what parents can do
- What can make young people vulnerable online?
- How do abusers do what they do?
Sex and Relationships- Consent
Sex and Relationships- Contraception and pregnancy
- Finding support for teenage pregnancy
- Abortion- what should I tell my child?
- Teen sex and contraception- what's legal?
- If your teen is sexually active?