Children’s Mental Health Week 2019 – Day Five

Posted on 08/02/2019

This week is Children’s Mental Health Week 2019, so each day we are sharing with you our knowledge on topics relating to the wellbeing of children.

Online Abuse

Facebook has announced that it has removed 8.7 million pieces of content that violated their child nudity or sexual exploitation of children policies in the past quarter.

Instagram have also now vowed to remove all graphic images of self-harm, after the sad death of a young girl who had been viewing such images.

Source: Facebook newsroom Date: 24 October 2018, Instagram Info Centre Date 7 February 2019

Further information: BBC – Facebook, BBC – Instagram

Read more on NSPCC Learning: Protecting children from online abuse

Case Studies

Terri’s Story

13/12/2016

This is Terri's Story. Please click here to watch her film and find out more.

Luke’s Story

13/12/2016

This is Luke's Story. Please click here to watch his film and find out more.