Starting a conversation with your child about a sensitive issue or something you don’t usually talk about isn’t always easy, especially if this means you will be talking about things they prefer to keep private, but there are ways to make having these conversations with your child easier.
Teenagers tell us that sharing sexual pictures and videos is not unusual. It can be risky but don’t panic, there are steps you can take if things get out of control.
If your child is online, there is always a risk they may come across inappropriate content. Some content may be upsetting or scary. Some content may also be against the law. This article explores what you can do if this happens.
The internet provides young people with lots of opportunities, but unfortunately they can also encounter risks. Learn more about how you can support lesbian, gay, bi, trans or queer young people online.
We've teamed up with Ukie (The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment) to give you advice about online games and chat. While playing games online is often great fun, it's important you understand why your children will chat online, what risks there are and what measures you can take to protect them while they’re playing their favourite games.
Offenders use the internet to lie about their identity in order to harm young people. Our article provides advice on talking to your child about online blackmail, and offers advice on how you can support them to identify risk online and access help if they need it.