The Teen Care Network (TCN) is an online community that advocates against bullying and teenage suicide. A community that encourages vulnerability, visibility, and courage in order to experience healing!
The TCN will supply resources to create a community that will help to build inner strength and the will to live on! We are striving to be a safe space that promotes vulnerability, visibility, and courage in order to heal. No longer will you feel like no one is there to hear you. We are here, and we care!
TCN 3 R's
Rebuilding confidence in those who have been the victims of bullying.
Removing the supposed power that bullying seems to give and that those who bully seem to hold.
Repairing the esteem and emotions of those who perpetrate bullying.
THE HARD TRUTH
83% OF GIRLS
HAVE REPORTED BEING BULLIED COMPARED TO 79% OF MALES
40% OF MALES VICTIM TO BULLYING IN HIGHSCHOOL, CONTINUE THE TREND OF VIOLENCE TO AGE 3O
1 OUT OF 5 YOUTH ADMIT TO BEING A BULLY OR BULLYING.
The suicide rate for teens has skyrocketed since 1988 reaching 19.3 per 100,000. studies show that those who commit suicide have admitted to not being "heard". Over 14% of our high school students have considered suicide, and just about 7% have attempted to commit suicide. Not to mention, "suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people, resulting in about 4,400 deaths per year".