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Supporting a child who is thinking of suicide

As a parent, it’s frightening to hear your child talk about suicide and it ...

How Parentline can help you

Parenting can be a tough job but also really rewarding. Talking to a Parentline counsellor ...

Bullying at school

When bullying happens at school, it’s hard to know how to help your child. ...

Risk taking and teens

Testing boundaries and taking some risks is a healthy way for your child to learn ...

Teens using drugs and alcohol

Know the facts and get support in order to help your teen manage the risks ...

Anxiety in kids and teens

Parenting a child with anxiety is tough, but you don't have to do it alone. ...

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Cyberbullying

With increasing time spent online, you might be worried about your child and cyberbullying. Understanding ...

Communication tips

Young people often tell Kids Helpline they find it difficult to communicate with their parents. ...

Building respectful relationships

As a parent, you play an important role in helping your kids build self-respect and ...

Cultural differences and conflict

Our kids’ wellbeing is impacted by cross cultural issues, often through discrimination and lack of ...

Sexting and the impacts on young people

Talking about sexting can feel uncomfortable for many parents. Learn more about what sexting means, ...

Helping kids cope with exam stress

Exam stress can be really challenging, not only for kids but also for those who ...

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Social media and safety

Using social media is a regular part of life for most young people. Support your ...

Depression in kids and teens

You might be unsure whether your child is just sad or if it’s something ...

Building healthy family relationships

Healthy family relationships are important for your child’s wellbeing and development. Building strong family ...

Helping kids stop cyberbullying

Everybody has a role to play in helping kids understand what’s ok and not ...

Helping kids identify and express feelings

Learning to identify and express feelings in a positive way helps kids develop the skills ...

Social anxiety in kids and teens

Parenting a child with social anxiety can be a challenge, but you're not alone. We're ...

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How Kids Helpline can help your child

Curious about what Kids Helpline does and how it can help? We’ve got your ...

Keeping kids safe at parties

You might worry about what your teen is exposed to when they go to parties. ...

Responding to disclosures of child abuse

When a child discloses abuse it can be hard to know how to respond and ...

Empowering young people to ask for help

Being able to ask for help when you need it is an essential skill. We ...

Children who cyberbully

A cyberbully uses technology to intentionally hurt another person in an ongoing way. We explore ...

Self-harm explained

Finding out a child has been self-harming can be scary and confusing. We explain what ...

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No problem is too big or too small.
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Understanding child physical abuse

Learn more about what physical child abuse is, the signs and impacts it can have ...

Understanding child neglect

We explain child neglect, what the signs are and how to help.

Supporting kids through separation or divorce

Finding a way through separation or divorce is never easy. We share tips that have ...

Understanding child sexual abuse

In this article we’ll explore what child sexual abuse is and what you can ...

Hosting a safe party for teens

Have a fun party for your teen and keep your worries at bay using our ...

Helping kids and teens deal with peer pressure

Many parents worry about the negative impacts of peer pressure. We’ve got tips to ...

Talking helps! We’re here for your kids.

No problem is too big or too small.
We're here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Understanding child emotional abuse

Words can harm - emotional abuse can be just as hurtful as physical abuse and ...

Helping kids handle conflict

Dealing with conflict is not only stressful for kids, but parents too. We’ve got ...

Families impacted by domestic violence

Domestic violence can happen in any family. It’s never ok and everybody deserves to ...