The Effects of Social Anxiety on Teen Relationships

Social Anxiety has serious effects on teen relationships and often requires professional treatment to adequately address.  However, with help teens can overcome this difficult problem and live a more normal life.  At WinGate Wilderness Therapy, we recognize how devastating social anxiety can be to the happiness and development of troubled teens. In response to how serious this issue can be, we have spent years using our program to help troubled teens overcome their social anxiety. If you have a son or daughter in need of our help, we urge you to contact us as soon as possible at 1-800-560-1599. Professional help will make a huge difference for your teen and for your entire family.

Effects Of Social Anxiety On Teen Relationships

1 - Difficulty forming friendships - Teens experiencing social anxiety often have difficulty forming friendships. Because teens with social anxiety become very nervous around peers, they will often hesitate to begin conversations or engage in activities. Being unable to form friendships with peers can be a major problem for the overall development of teens.

2 - Depression - Teens with social anxiety will often experience depression due to their difficulty in forming relationships with peers. This initially leads to isolation which can later develop into full depression. Depression can be a devastating condition which in extreme cases can even result in suicide. Because of how serious depression can be, it is important to address social anxiety as early as possible..3 - Problems with parents - The parents of teens with social anxiety often have a difficult time understanding the issue their son or daughter is facing. This can lead to arguments and relationship problems. It is important to avoid this outcome, as teens with social anxiety are often already very isolated and losing a close relationship with parents can be very harmful

Help Your Teen Get Over Social Anxiety

At WinGate Wilderness Therapy, we have extensive experience using our program to help troubled teens overcome social anxiety. By having your teen get out of their comfort zone while living in a small group with peers, we are confident that we can guide your teen through their issues.  If you are in need of our help, please call us today at 1-800-560-1599.

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