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Difficult situations in parenting, tensions in everyday family life, stress with parenthood: who helps with questions and problems when parents feel insecure or overwhelmed? In their search for understanding and solutions, mothers and fathers sometimes need professional help or just a sympathetic ear. Don't be afraid to seek advice from experts. There are many easily accessible advice centers in North Rhine-Westphalia that support families. These include the parent advice service, which you can contact by phone, in person or online.

Despite all caution, parents cannot protect their children from all dangers. If, for example, you suspect that your child may be affected by sexualized violence, you will also find specialist advice centres that you can turn to in confidence.

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