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Featured article: Talking to your child about upsetting news stories

Sometimes children and teenagers can feel worried or upset by stories they hear about in the news. With rolling news and social media, bad news can become overwhelming and the topic may be unclear or frightening. As a parent or carer, you can help to reassure your child. 

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