Parents

Hate Crime: the Ultimate Guide

What is Hate Crime? Hate crime is a criminal offence. It is an act of hatred or aggression directed at a specific person, group or their property. It is motivated by hostility or prejudice against: A personal characteristic Gender identity Disability Sexual orientation Race Religion Faith This may involve bullying, physical assault, verbal abuse and/or

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10 Tips For Parents – How To Speak To Your Teenage Son

We know from recent Ditch the Label research that young males are less likely to tell somebody or seek support when they need it; societal constructs of masculinity have long denied many boys and men around the world freedom of visceral expression. They are taught from a young age to suppress their emotions, to ‘man

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Thinking of Coming Out to Your Homophobic Parents…?

So you’ve read a few blogs or articles, maybe watched some stuff on YouTube… generally done some research on how to come out to your parents. Some have been helpful, some are downright patronizing. But all of them leave you thinking “that’s all very well and good but you don’t know MY mum or dad…”

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Mental Health: A Quick Guide

About Mental Health Mental health describes everyone’s state of mental wellbeing. Essentially, it affects how we think, feel and behave – and having poor mental health or facing mental health difficulties can have an impact on the rest of our lives. On the other hand, have good mental health, and regularly taking steps to look

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Cyberbullying: The Ultimate Guide

Anybody can become a recipient of cyberbullying, read on to find out more and how to report it.

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Common Signs of Bullying in Teens

For many people, bullying is what shapes a large part of their experience in life as a teenager or young adult. Although there are many different types of bullying that some experience on a daily basis, this doesn’t make any one of them lesser than the others. As part of our continued commitment to monitoring and

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Sue Atkins: Can Parents Stop Bullying?

Can Parents make it stop? As parents, we’re sure you’re familiar with the crippling pain and anger you feel when someone intentionally hurts or upsets your child. Its a world of mixed emotions telling you to protect your kid. The thing is, as a parent, there is only so much you can do to make

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Sue Atkins: Dealing with the School if your Teen is Being Bullied

If your teen is being bullied and you’re not sure how to approach the school about it, here are some tips to get you started and what to do if it all goes wrong. This extensive and expertly created guide will help you through the process of reporting to the school about cases of bullying. Parenting

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The Annual Bullying Survey 2017 – Recommendations

Last year, a record amount of students aged 12-20 completed the largest edition of ‘The Annual Bullying Survey’. We surveyed over 10,000 young people and measured their experiences of bullying, whilst also uncovering what it’s really like to grow up in a digital world. The groundbreaking report unveils new statistics about the climate of bullying

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Cyberbullying Statistics: What They Tell Us

It is no secret that the landscape of bullying continues to change, which is why we stress the importance of researching trends, attitudes and behaviours so that we can continue to innovate and develop world-class interventions and ways of tackling cyberbullying. But, what do the stats say? Latest statistics are taken from Ditch the Label’s

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