Resources for healthy online relationships
Please contact us if you know of another related resource available online, or if you know of a program in your school or in the community that includes activities related to this topic, and we will include it on this page.
You can find more information about healthy relationships (both online and 'in real life'), along with other useful information, on these websites:
Check out these helpful resources that can guide you in your behaviour online and help you build healthy relationships with people with whom you interact online:
- Cybersafe Girl
- Getting help if dealing with cyberbullying and relationship violence (Red Cross)
- What teens need to know about bullying (PrevNet)
- Dating (Kids Help Phone)
- Am I in a Healthy Relationship? (Teens' Health)
- Protecting Your Online Identity and Reputation
Local Youth Programs
Here are some youth programs run by local organizations that, among other things, include healthy online relationship building in their curriculum or activities:
Check with your school counsellor or a teacher if there are any such programs running in your school or in your community!
Power and Control
"The Power and Control Wheel is a tool that helps explain the different ways an abusive partner can use power and control to manipulate a relationship. Click on a spoke of the wheel to learn more about one of the forms of abuse, including examples and red flags."
Click on the image to get to the interactive Power and Control Wheel (developed by loveisrespect.org):