If your teen has a smartphone, chances are they spend several hours a day on text and social media. Some strange texting lingo might double as code for suicidal thoughts, bullying, sex and drugs. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, suicide is the second leading cause of deaths for young adults and adults ages 15 to In recent years, the problem of teen suicide has taken on a new dimension in part due to the proliferation of technology.
By Mark Branagan For Mailonline. Police have issued parents with a 'sexting dictionary' of code words teenagers use to secretly exchange explicit messages and photos. Cops have issued parents with a 'sexting dictionary' of code words children use to secretly exchange explicit messages and photos. Worried officers have figured out that teens have a sinister new language to hide messages from parents stock image. Humberside Police have compiled a staggering list of codes that children use while exchanging lewd images and messages. Making parents aware of the cryptic messages, which also include drug references, is part of a new purge by the Humberside force on sexting.
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The list of abbreviations includes code for 'kill yourself' and 'take your clothes off'. With so much interaction done online, it's increasingly tricky to know when your child is potentially in danger. The line between trusting your child and respecting their privacy and policing them out of concern is a fine one for parents to tread.