Advice for Young People worried about the War in Ukraine

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It’s important to remember that it’s okay and perfectly normal to be worried, angry or upset by the news about the war in Ukraine. You are not alone in these feelings, most young people and adults feel the same. It’s a lot to take on board, especially because it comes after experiencing all the uncertainty…

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Advice for Parents, Carers and Professionals: Helping Young People Distressed by the War in Ukraine

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As a parent, carer or professional, you are probably conscious of the distressing impact the news from Ukraine may be having on the wellbeing of young people. Dr Chloe Constable, TIC+ Clinical Advisor and Research Lead, has put together some ideas about how to support young people at this challenging time for the global community.…

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Disordered Eating Behaviour’s and Social Media 

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Alicia Bell, Assistant Psychologist at TIC+, explores the relationship between disordered eating and social media, and the impact it may have on young people’s eating behaviours in her article for Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2022.  Within recent years there has been a notable rise in the number of young people demonstrating disordered eating behaviours and…

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Gender Identity explained

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Transgender and gender identity resource from InfoBuzz and Young Glos This booklet includes advice and information collated by young people in Gloucestershire who have first-hand experience of exploring their own gender identity. The aim of this booklet is to raise awareness of gender identity, provide definitions and explain terms and to give advice and guidance to…

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