Every parent dreads their teenager being accused of a crime or anti-social behaviour. If this happens, how can you stand by them and support them in a way that can turn things around for the future? What positive action can you take?
Supporting your child and standing by them is a parental responsibility, however, it’s understandable that the thought of ‘throwing in the towel’ may cross your mind. A lot of attention goes towards the young person but parents also need support when their teenager gets into serious trouble. Relate provides information on what you can do.
If you're experiencing challenging behaviour from your child, Young Minds provides a parents guide to support and provides tips tips for what you can do and where to get help.