- 23% of teens report they are or have been the target of cyberbullying
- Social media can also be a crucial part of recovery from depression and anxiety
Melinda Ring, MD, FACP, is the medical director of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and the Drs. Pat and Carl Greer Distinguished Physician in Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is a fellow in the NU Public Voices Fellowship through The OpEd Project. She's the mother of two teenage boys.
(CNN)Recent news stories about cyberbullying, with kids running away, hurting others and even taking their own lives, points to a growing trend with often tragic results.