Social media is such a huge part of teenager's lives these days, but how do you manage their usage and safety, especially if you're hopeless at it yourself? Ginni and Jo have some practical tips, and chat about what age is appropriate to start the discussion.
Plus, we hear from a distressed parent who's teen ended up in hospital after self-harming.
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Hosts: Dr Ginni Mansberg & Jo Lamble
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Producer: Emmeline Peterson
Audio Engineer: Thom Lion
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