Even if you think you are pretty savvy with technology the landscape in this area shifts every minute of every day. It can be hard to keep up on the latest and greatest recommendations and best practices. Here are some sites that can help with cyberbullying, cyber security risks, and how you can protect yourself and your devices.
We have also added a couple of helpful resources in the area of youth mental health.
Get Cyber Safe – Government of Canada – What is cyberbullying? Is your child being cyberbullied? Is your child cyberbullying? What are the legal consequences of cyberbullying?
Cybertip.ca – Canadian Centre for Child Protection – Tip Line for reporting exploitation of children.
Mobile Phone Safety – Get up to date resources for guiding the use of mobile phones for teens.
Need Help Now – Canadian Centre for Childhood Protection – Steps to help in situations of exploitation. How to stop material from spreading on the internet and how to get help.
MindCheck.ca – A variety of resources to explore mood/anxiety, substance abuse etc.
Anxiety BC – a new Mobile App! – a mobile app to help understand and manage triggers of anxiety and tools to help get through stress rather than avoiding the situations where it is felt. Visit the website at AnxietyBC.ca