Young People

If you need help or advice you've come to the right place!

Parenting isn’t always easy and each stage of your child’s development will have its rewards and challenges. It’s normal for parents to feel anxious as their child grows into a young adult and begins to become more independent. Whilst there can be lots of ups and downs, parenting a teenager can be an enjoyable experience, particularly if you’re prepared for the different types of issues you might face. 

The pages in this section cover a wide range of issues that many parents of young adults are concerned about or would simply like more information on. They also signpost to lots of additional sources of information and support. Follow the links on the left to find out more.


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Designed by young people, for young people, Upside is a Barnardo's website which is free, safe and confidential, supporting the emotional wellbeing and mental health needs for those aged between 11-18, living in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.