Talking to Young People About Suicide

2022-09-08T16:42:09+01:00

If a young person in your care has an active suicide plan you should go with them to your nearest A&E for immediate support. #WorldSuicidePreventionDay World Suicide Prevention Day happens every year on September 10th. This year the theme is ‘Creating Hope Through Action’. The theme aims to suggest that all of our

Talking to Young People About Suicide2022-09-08T16:42:09+01:00

‘Handle with Scare’ – What You Need to Know about the Horror Genre

2022-07-07T11:16:37+01:00

Today’s children and young people are engaging with content that would have seemed unbelievable when their parents were their age. It can make it difficult for their parents and carers to decide what is ‘age appropriate’ and what is not. This is especially true for horror,

‘Handle with Scare’ – What You Need to Know about the Horror Genre2022-07-07T11:16:37+01:00

Summertime, Screentime

2022-07-07T11:30:07+01:00

It’s summertime and holidays are well and truly upon us, whether that be at home, abroad, or just a change of scenery. While we can’t guarantee sun time, we can predict high levels of screentime for our children and young people during the school holiday season.

Summertime, Screentime2022-07-07T11:30:07+01:00

Online Abuse and Inappropriate Content

2022-07-19T14:12:03+01:00

According to the latest Online Nation report by Ofcom, only 14% of young people (13-17 years old) are reporting and flagging potentially harmful content or behaviour they see online. This article investigates why our children and young people aren’t reporting online abuse and inappropriate content and

Online Abuse and Inappropriate Content2022-07-19T14:12:03+01:00

State of the Nation – Understanding and supporting young people who identify as LGBTQ+

2022-07-19T12:25:05+01:00

It's Pride Month in the UK, which marks the celebration of and focus on LGBTQ+ communities. It is also an important time to shed light on the difficult everyday situations which many young people who are exploring their sexuality or who identify as LGBTQ+ find themselves

State of the Nation – Understanding and supporting young people who identify as LGBTQ+2022-07-19T12:25:05+01:00

Exam Stress: 5 Tips to Thrive This Exam Season

2022-05-27T16:37:02+01:00

As children’s charity Childline recently announced that the number of counselling sessions they’ve delivered about exam stress to young people has doubled in the past seven months, we’ve created this guide to help you support the children and young people in your care who may be experiencing exam stress.  

Exam Stress: 5 Tips to Thrive This Exam Season2022-05-27T16:37:02+01:00

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

2022-05-11T11:19:26+01:00

Loneliness is something most of us feel at some point in our lives. According to the UK government, the older a person gets, the more likely they are to feel lonely ‘often or always’ – starting from childhood. This growing feeling of loneliness is something only added to by our

Mental Health Awareness Week 20222022-05-11T11:19:26+01:00

The Impact of Self-Help Apps on Children and Young People

2022-05-03T09:21:08+01:00

There seems to be ‘an app for everything’ now. With the simple push of a button, we can now order our groceries, listen to an entire album, play complex videogames... The list is endless. It makes sense that some companies have begun to try and use this

The Impact of Self-Help Apps on Children and Young People2022-05-03T09:21:08+01:00

Young Carers and Isolation

2022-04-07T13:09:12+01:00

The lifestyle of being a carer is often a lonely one and for young carers any isolation can be tough to cope with. In honour of Young Carers Action Day 2022, here’s our guide on how to spot, support and stand with the young carers in your

Young Carers and Isolation2022-04-07T13:09:12+01:00

Talking to Your Child About the War in Ukraine

2022-04-07T13:09:13+01:00

As a global community, we have faced a turbulent few years, ruled chiefly by the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions it brought. Now as we enter Spring 2022, the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine has taken over media attention and national concern. We live in a time

Talking to Your Child About the War in Ukraine2022-04-07T13:09:13+01:00
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