A gang is a group of people who commit crimes for money and power. They use fear to control their members and intimidate other gangs. Teens are lured into gangs by the promise of belonging, money, respect, drugs, sex and fast cars. But these things come at a price. Many gang members pay with their lives.
In this section you will learn more about gangs: what they look like, what makes them dangerous, and how you can help a friend. You’ll also find links to games.
Last reviewed: March 2014 by the Kids Help Phone Counselling Team