Keeping relationships going

Social media platforms

Snapchat and TikTok are becoming increasingly popular apps. National Online Safety have produced supporting guidance in discussing the safe use of these platforms with young people, which can be accessed here.

Online communities

Gaming - As much as gaming is seen as a distraction for young people, there are some occasions where it can be seen as a positive. Read this blog which discusses how gaming supported a young person’s mental health. There is also information about safeguarding young people online and parental controls here.