Since the pandemic there has been an increase in the amount of time young people are spending online. Our team of online safeguarding experts have been busier than ever monitoring the emerging trends, risks and threats to children and young people online. As schools make preparations to return to classroom-based learning, it’s now more important
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Why has the ongoing pandemic caused a surge in eating disorders? The past two years have generated feelings of anxiety and uncertainty in young people, as seen by referrals to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in Northern Ireland increasing by 24% during the pandemic. The Royal College of Psychiatrists reported that
Many of us have been turning to activity tracking apps to monitor our home-based or local workouts with gyms closed. These apps can be easily downloaded onto a device and track activities such as running routes - and associated statistics like running pace and time. In a recent Digital Health Generation Study of 1,000 young