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Technology and teenagers

Parents have told us that technology - and how their teenager’s use it - is one of their biggest concerns. To learn more about the benefits and risks of technology and how to support your teenager to use technology in a balanced and safe way, read our fact sheet on Technology and teenagers. Or see below for some top tips on what you can do to help your teenager manage technology. Everyone is different so it’s best to try a few strategies and see which ones work best for your family.

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