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Further Information and Support
There are various websites and organisations offering information and support services to young people and parents/carers about sexting.
Beacon is available to provide practical and emotional support to help deal with the impact of crime.  Support is free and available to everyone, whether or not a crime has been reported to the police.  The service is open seven days a week from 7am to 10pm.

Call: 0300 011 5555 or visit their website.
Family Lives have created a short YouTube video about sexting which can be accessed here.

Family Lives provide professional, non-judgmental support and advice in a way that all members of the family can freely access.

Call: 0808 800 2222
The Child Exploitation Online Protection Centre offer not only a range of resources around keeping your child safe, but also have a secure reporting function if you have been a victim of online abuse or you're worried about somebody else.
Childline offer a free, private and confidentail service.  Whatever your worry, whenever you need help and however you want to get in touch, Childline are there for you online and on the phone, at anytime.

Call: 0800 1111 or visit their website.
You can also encourage your child to review the Sexting (Children & Young People) module also on the Citizens' Academy.
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