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Extra support for parents and pupils during Coronavirus pandemic

As well as a host of podcasts, blog posts and Q&A films to support your child during adolescence, we have specific Coronavirus and isolation-related resources for this challenging time.

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Live Online Talks for Parents & Teens to Help You All Through This Challenging Time

In the light of Coronavirus, we are hosting a series of Live Online Talks for parents, giving specific advice to help you through what may be a very challenging few weeks.

How To Keep Your Teenager Entertained During Isolation

There’s so much information on activities for your teen during isolation and here are some suggestions from some of our digging around.

School’s Out

Helping stressed parents through the school shutdown due to Coronavirus.

Sleep Matters

Lack of sleep can lead to anxiety and depression so with cases of adolescents with sleep disorders on the rise we need to tackle this situation.

How To Talk To Your Child About Coronavirus

A pandemic can be a scary time for parents and children alike. So here are some pointers for keeping young people calm and holding a panic-free conversation about Coronavirus.

Teen Tips on Exam Stress

The pressure to perform has never been so great as it is today and, alarmingly, statistics show that rates of self harm and suicide peak in the exam season. Find out how to support your child and bring a sense of balance to the exam process.

Teen Tips on Revision

We all know how easy it is to keep putting off tasks that bore us. The same resistance is felt by many children at revision time. Find out how to help them break things down and crack on.

March 2020 Newsletter

Have a read of our March 2020 newsletter, with insights, tips and advice.

Understanding Eating Disorders

This week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week and with an estimated 1.25 million people living with an eating disorder in the UK it is helpful to know what we can do in terms of prevention and support.  It is useful to begin by understanding what an eating disorder is and what it is not.  

Canford and Port Regis Schools Join Our Online Programme

A large focus of our work is with schools, helping staff support the wellbeing of children so we are delighted to welcome these two new schools.

Mental Health Blog Post

Alicia has written a special blog post explaining mental health and mental illness, how to spot the signs of mental distress and what to do to help. She’s also recorded it as a podcast here on our Resources page – do have a listen.

Teens & Body Image

Helping your children develop a positive body image is perhaps more difficult now than it has ever been in this “compare and despair” culture, fuelled as it is by social media. We share tips on helping your child develop a healthy body image.

Top Tips For Hosting A Teenage Party

Is your teen desperate to host a party or gathering with their friends? Don’t stress – we’ve put together some Top Tips to help you plan and manage the party so you can provide the right environment for a happy event.