Her new endeavor, Crisis Text Line, may be the answer for millions of children and teens in need of professional counseling.
Crisis Text Line is actually a side effect of the highly successful teen volunteer network Lublin has developed over the last several years, Do
Fortunately, by taking steps to keep your personal information private, being cautious when it comes to interacting with people you meet online, and ending communication with people who threaten you, you’ll be better able to safeguard yourself from predators.
Everyone at some time in his or her own life experiences sadness, anxiety, despair, fear and embarrassment. But what do we do when these stressors become too hard to bear?
Experience tells us we talk to someone—a friend, spouse, colleague, a mental healthcare professional—who can help us figure out the best way to tackle the situation.
Sometimes the answer we arrive at simply is to sit back and let the situation pass.
While today’s tweens and teens may be more digitally savvy than their parents, their lack of maturity and life experience can quickly get them into trouble with these new social venues.
Nancy Lublin, founder of Do Something.org, hopes to change that.
How parents talk with their kids and teens will vary slightly by age depending on the topic being discussed.
These tips will help you start that journey with your family.
The emotional pain it causes can be enormous for the child in the picture as well as the sender and receiver--often with legal implications.
Parents must begin the difficult conversation about sexting before there is a problem and introduce the issue as soon as a child is old enough to have a cell phone.