Positive social support is a critical component to developing into a healthy adult.Members of our teen support group have access to the latest in social network technology including a dedicated activity stream, forum and chat room.However, it is important to be aware the signs of a mental health disorders.
Fill in information about preferences like your favorite movies, music, and school subjects. Simply click on the one you want to enter and choose a screen name.
Relationships that once might have withered are now nourished by the ease and speed of instant message exchanges and email messages. Difficult conversations with friends are now mediated by the emotional distance the Internet provides.
Intimate conversations sometimes seem easier than those that take place face-to-face.
Teens say this can be very helpful, especially in otherwise awkward situations or at times when they are too shy to speak.
Conversely, relationships with friends and romantic partners are sometimes hurt or destroyed because of misunderstandings sparked by the very voiceless aspects of Internet communication that make it attractive to youth.