The experience young people are having online using social media is leading them to question their own identify and appearance, according to a new report out today.
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With Mental Health Awareness day on 10 October, Eleanor Levy looks at how policy makers and professionals have responded to the challenges of supporting children and young people since Parent Zone’s 2016 research into young people, mental health and the internet.
Friday 25 August: Chessington park introduces a no phone zone + Why aren't more girls studying computing? + Why it's important to talk about body image with boys + One father's warning against the Musical.ly app and more...
Some films worth sharing with the digitally active young person in your life.
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2 June: The importance of SRE for young people + teachers falling for online pranks + German court denies access to dead girl's Facebook account.
19 May: Instagram 'worst for young mental health' + finding a place for PSHE in schools + new ginger emoji revealed + more.
School hate crimes rose during Brexit + the net's new favourite scientist + child smartphone use linked to speech delays + Pokémon Go Grass Festival starts today!
13 April 2017: fake news + new Amazon dashboard for parents + Grammar schools and 'ordinary working families.'