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NSPCC Poll Reveals Affect Of On-Line Self-Harm Images On Children And Young People

Alarming numbers of 11-21 years olds are being exposed to images online showing people self-harming. A significant proportion are saying the images make them ‘feel like hurting themselves’, according to a poll commissioned by a consortium of leading UK youth charities. The poll also reveals a worrying insight into the…

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Ballynahinch Counsellor To Help Children At Christmas With Childline

For most children, Christmas is a magical time of year  –  surrounded by friends and family, the excitement and anticipation of unwrapping presents. But for some, it’s a time when they feel more alone than ever, when they’re struggling to cope with being ignored, bullied and abused. New figures released…

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ChildLine Offers Support To Young People Following Exam Results

As teenagers in County Down wait patiently for their exam results – A-Level and As results tomorrow Thursday 15 August – ChildLine is offering support to those who are feeling anxious or worried. ChildLine is encouraging young people in Co Down to contact the service by phone or online with…

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