Although there's often a lot of attention paid to a child's physical health, there usually isn't as much attention given to mental health. It's important to be aware of the mental health issues many teens face.
Although there's nothing wrong with feeling shy, behaving in a passive manner might mean your teen gets treated poorly. Teach your teen how to be less passive so that he can get his needs met, even when he feels shy.
The state of New Jersey is looking at legislation that would make social media classes mandatory at school. Issues like cyberbullying and sexting have become so out of hand that the schools want to ensure teens learn about online safety.