It is important to help our children stay safe online.
The links below provide guidance and support for keeping children safe online:
What Parents Need to Know about Social Media and Mental HealthUsing social media has plenty of potential benefits for young people: it helps them stay connected to their friends, hear contrasting views on the world, find reassurance or support, and ease social anxiety. It also brings, however, a corresponding number of negative possibilities – including compulsive use, unhealthy comparisons with others online and exposure to harmful content.Ironically – for a medium designed to enable engagement with other people – social platforms can actually lead to children feeling increasingly isolated and lonely, taking an obvious toll on their mental wellbeing. Please find attached our top tips on how trusted adults can support healthier social media habits in young people.