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Parent Info has partnered with the Dove Self-Esteem Project to offer parents advice and information to help children and young people build confidence and feel good about themselves.

Kidscape bullying

Top tips for children and young people who are being bullied

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Practical advice for parents on bullying, cyberbullying, LGBTQ+ bullying and what to do if your child has been bullying someone else

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How bullying outside the home can lead to self-esteem issues for teens: a guide for parents from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Good mental health

What does good mental health look like when it comes to young people? Parent Info offers insight for parents from YoungMinds

Are images of women in the media that focus entirely on physical appearance affecting girls’ future?

It's unusual for young people with eating disorders to get better on their own. Here's our roundup of treatments available on the NHS and from other support services.

Body image and self-esteem

How the relationship between daughers and their fathers can affect their body image.

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Young people, body image and the media: a guide from the Dove Self-Esteem Project


Self-esteem: a parent’s guide from Young Minds

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Many teens are chronically sleep-deprived. Dr Pooky Knightsmith offers advice on how parents can help their child get a good night's sleep

We take a look at some ways that you can support your child to make the most of exercise and use it to help raise their self-esteem

You may have heard of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Made in Chelsea and Love Island. These are all popular reality television programmes, especially among younger viewers.

Body confidence and self-esteem for teens

Get your free parent guide to boost your child's body confidence from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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Video: Claire Usiskin from YoungMinds talks about warning signs parents should look for and how you can respond if you're concerned about your child's mental health

Get a free booklet to encourage young people to develop and maintain a healthy body image


Get your free guide to help boost your child’s body image and confidence from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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Lorraine Kelly helps children and young people boost their body confidence with help from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Help your child boost their body confidence and understand how celebs images are manipulated with help from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Alcohol and the law

What’s the law on children and drinking alcohol? Read our quick guide to find out

Family banter bullying

When does family banter about teenagers' bodies turn to bullying? Read our advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

boys and body image

Recent research shows that boys today are increasingly sturggling with body image issues. How can parents support their son if they are affected?

Help your child feel good about themselves, however many likes they get on social media, with advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

Teens and body image

How parents can help children and young people boost body confidence and self-esteem

How a secret code between parents and their child could help protect young people when they have problems. Read our advice from the Dove Self-Esteem Project

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Is gambling an addiction like drugs? And is your child at risk of becoming a problem gambler? Read our tips for parents

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Scotland's anti-bullying service, Respect Me, offers parents advice on how to help children caught up in bullying behaviour online or off