Introduction to Youth Online Peer Support: A Guide for Teens
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youth development
mental health
crisis intervention
social media

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Nielsen, Angela, and Larry Forthun. 2022. “Introduction to Youth Online Peer Support: A Guide for Teens : FCS3372/FY1511, 8/2022”. EDIS 2022 (4). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fy1511-2022.

Abstract

This publication provides information about adolescent mental health and suicidality, ways that adolescents can provide empathetic support to a friend they met online, ways that adults can help, and the importance of self-care. Written by Angela Nielsen and Larry F. Forthun, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, August 2022.

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