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Advice for parents and children

The sites below explore issues such as behaviour, communication, bullying, self‐esteem etc. – General health and hospital information site for young people of all ages and parents by Great Ormond Street Hospital. – A website offering support on family issues, big or small. – A website promoting mental health, emotional well-being and developing social skills of children and young people. – A useful resource on all aspects of being a parent. – Free and practical advice on understanding behaviour and coping with challenging behaviours.

Websites about drugs and alcohol

Advice for parents and young people about the effects of legal and illegal drugs.  – Provides support to parents/carers, helping to give them skills and confidence to communicate with their children about drugs. Telephone helpline also available – call 0800 77 66 00. – Offers support and information to parents/carers on alcohol-related issues, including a section aimed at under 18’s.


Parentline Plus – Support and information for Parents or anyone in a parenting role.  Telephone 0808 800 2222.

Childline – An organisation which provides a confidential support helpline for children.  Telephone 0800 1111.