Keeping kids safe online

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With schools closed and lockdowns imposed, many children and young people are spending more time online doing schoolwork, playing games, and socializing with friends. However, more time spent on the internet and social media can make children more vulnerable to cyberbullying, sexual predators and other forms of online harm. These risks can come not just from strangers but people they may already know on or offline, making monitoring online use vital. Here are some tips to keep your kids safe online.

If you are concerned about your child’s health and safety online, talk to your healthcare practitioner or a licensed professional counselor for guidance.

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