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Depression can ruin lives if it's left untreated. I know that because it was close to ruining mine.

Wednesday 08 August 2018 / Fundraising
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When I was 17 my friend died. I blamed myself and fell into depression. I don't want that to happen to someone else.

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Three quarters of young carers feel lonely during summer holidays

Thursday 02 August 2018 / Press release
72% lonely - FB

Half spend over four hours a day caring for family - the equivalent of a whole week.

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How To Deal With Internet Trolls

Thursday 26 July 2018 / Online
internet trolls

See our top tips on how to deal with Internet Trolls and online bullies.

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How Can The Internet Help Children Get Active?

Thursday 26 July 2018 / Online, Parenting Tips, Activities
how can the internet help activity

Find some tips and tricks on how to use technology to encourage activity in your children this summer.

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Self-esteem in the age of social-media

Wednesday 25 July 2018 / Online
self-esteem

How can we manage our self-esteem in the age of social media?

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