Keeping Teens Safe Online

Please read and share this helpful infographic for keeping teens safe online. The data is useful anywhere around the world for challenges that simply must not be ignored! Some surprising figures to consider!

Cyberbullying is one of the most destructive things that can happen to a teen today; it is essentially a silent killer. Of the 62% of teenagers in the United States who have witnessed cyberbullying, 90% will not tell their parents or an adult when it occurs. Why is it so common for teens to hide their online activity and what can parents do about it?

Part of the problem stems from how easily teens feel that they can hide information from their parents; 64% are confident they can hide activity online successfully. This infographic from TeenSafe breaks down common problems which lead to cyberbullying. Parents need to do something about this problem, but the key is in being proactive, and not waiting until there is already an emergency on hand.

Read on and protect your teens better online, starting today.

 

About the author
Bob Brotchie

Bob Brotchie is a counsellor, life coach and creator of Conscious Living by Design™. He writes for Anglia Counselling, is featured on various other websites and introduces us to many guest writers all covering topics related to mental health and wellbeing.

Bob provides bespoke counselling services to clients in the privacy and comfort of a truly welcoming environment at his Anglia Counselling company office, located near Newmarket in Suffolk, England. Bob also provides professional online counselling, for local, national, and international clients. The therapeutic models offered are bespoke to the client’s needs, especially those in receipt of 'childhood emotional neglect' (CEN), whilst integrating a mindful approach to psychotherapy and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) principles. For clients experiencing trauma and/or phobia, Bob offers EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing).

Keeping Teens Safe Online

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