Children's body image

Information for parents on children and young people’s body image.

Wherever possible, we have identified and included resources from the UK. However, some are from non-UK organisations. These have been through the same quality assurance process and have been included as the content is still valid and useful. If you would like to suggest a UK alternative, please let us know.

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Information and advice on this anxiety disorder, which is related to body image.

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Tipsheet on talking to children and young people about media and body image.

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This resource for parents looks at the importance of self-esteem and provides some simple, easy to...

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Parent/carer guidance on supporting children with transition to secondary school.

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