Resources

See a list of resources, organisations and helplines that you can use to help support your child and deal with any concerns you may have about sexting.

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Useful resources

Helplines to get support

Here are a number or organisations and helpline that can offer one-to-one support for you and your child.

Tips on how to help children to be share aware

Report inappropriate content to protect children from abuse

Report child sexual images to IWF

Advice to deal with a child sharing a nude

Speak to trained advisers to support your child

Call helpline for one-to-one support – 0808 1000 900

Help for kids

If your child cannot talk to you about their concerns, advise them to use these services to talk or connect with a trained counsellor to help them deal with their issue.

Online qualified counsellors for children

For any worries a child may have

Support service for young people under 25

Where to report

Here are sites where you can report concerns of sexting and online sexual harassment.

Report child sexual images to IWF

Report inappropriate content to protect children from abuse

Call 101 to report an non-emergency

Social media

Learn how to set privacy settings, report inappropriate content and check the minimum age on the most popular social media apps to keep your child safe on social.

NSPCC Net Aware apps guide

Social media privacy guides

Check minimum age of apps

Social networking gaming apps

Support & Counselling Services

Should your child need support, counselling or mentoring to cope then these organisations may be able to provide advice and services.

Counselling services for children

A nationwide counselling directory service

How to talk about mental health with your GP

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