Advice for Parents

Information for Parents

Being a parent of teenagers comes with a range of challenges.  Sometimes parents need a little help keeping up to date with current issues facing young people and ideas on supporting them through what is an exciting yet challenging stage of life.

Relate & Child Line provide information and tips for parenting teenagers and cover a range of issues from video chats, mental health, porn and sexting and talking about difficult topics:

https://relate.org.uk/relationship-help/help-family-life-and-parenting/parenting-teenagers

https://www.childline.org.uk/about/about-childline/#Infoforadults

Health & Well-Being:

Understanding Well-Being

Getting it right for every child (GIRFEC) is the Scottish Government's approach to promoting the wellbeing of children and young people in Scotland.

The Children & Young Peoples' Act explained https://vimeo.com/168895274

Mental Well-Being

Young Mind Parents helpline - Supporting Young People's Mental Health

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/parents-helpline

https://www.selfharm.co.uk/parents

https://children1st.org.uk/help-and-advice/for-parents-and-carers/understanding-self-harm/

http://www.pkc.gov.uk/media/32095/Suicide-Self-Harm-Content/pdf/SuicideSelfHarmContent


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