Social Causes

Social issues affecting teens in 2020

In this age of technological advancement and widespread availability of resources, there are still many issues teenagers face globally, but most especially in America.

The rise in access to Internet and social media options have definitely contributed to a change in the way teens interact with one another. It has brought our world closer, and it has provided exposure to a variety of information that was not readily available a few years ago.

This is not always a bad thing but it has built a digital society which just like a regular society has it’s share of evils.

There are a number of issues revolving around teens today. Here is a list of a few:

Depression
Bullying
Sex trafficking
Drug & alcohol abuse
Social media addiction
Gun violence
Mental health
Weight

Some of the social issues that I feel strongly connected to are weight issues, mental health and bullying – both cyber and offline.

We will discuss them in detail in my blog so please be sure to read and comment!