Dark Side of ‘Chat Rooms’ for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm

(HealthDay News) — While social media can help vulnerable teenagers seeking support, Internet use can do more harm than good for young people at risk of self-harm or suicide, a new study suggests.

Researchers from Oxford University in England found conflicting evidence on whether online activity poses a positive or negative influence for vulnerable teens, but observed a strong link between the use of Internet forums or "chat rooms" and an increased risk of suicide.

via Dark Side of 'Chat Rooms' for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm.

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