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Relationships and Connection


Healthy relationships and social connectedness can improve your emotional and mental well-being. However, many teens report feelings of loneliness even if they report having many friends.


Connection and vulnerability may sound impossible or scary, but internal connection with others can be built.


Check out this page about connection for more information. 



A healthy relationship allows you to feel and express respect for yourself and others. We all deserve healthy relationships.

Visit this page to learn more about the characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships and strategies to set boundaries. 


Friends are a big part of a teen's life, and it can be difficult to know what to do when a friend is having a hard time. If you have a friend struggling with their mental health, click here to learn more information on how to support them. 


Disclaimer: These links are purely for educational purposes and are not intended as psychological interventions or as a substitute for psychological treatment. If you are in need of psychological help you should seek the consultation of a licensed mental health professional. If this is a mental health emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.