Advice for young people

These articles are about bullying and other topics relevant to young people. If you're being bullied, or aren't sure whether an incident or behaivour should be reported, we're here to help. You can read through the advice below or call our helpline.

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Bullying can have a big impact on your mental health. Talking about how you’re feeling can be overwhelming or scary, but you don’t have to...
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Bullying can have a big impact on your mental health.  Find out more about what you might be feeling, how you can get support, and ways to help y...
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Being socially bullied is the second most common form of bullying, after name calling. This type of bullying is also known as covert and relation...
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Sexting is the sending and receiving of naked pictures or ‘nudes’, ‘underwear shots’, sexual or ‘dirty pics’ or ru...
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Consent is a big subject, which is rightly getting lots of coverage in the media. But how does consent affect you and your relationships? Wh...
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You’ll have various relationships throughout your life, and while they’ll often be great experiences, you might also find yourself in a re...
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Are you already in your first relationship or thinking about getting into one? The experience of a new relationship is exciting, and if it's a healthy...

How we can help you

If you would like support and advice, you can talk to one of our Family Support Workers by calling our confidential helpline on 0808 800 2222. You can also share experiences and advice with other parents on our Forums. Family Lives is here for you and you can contact us about any family issue, big or small.

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