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Social Media & Mental Health, By Jane McNeice

Posted by on 2 Sep, 2018 in Mental Health |

Social Media & Mental Health, By Jane McNeice

“Social media! Social media is the cause of their mental health problems.” A phrase I hear so frequently when I deliver mental health training, particularly when I deliver Youth MHFA courses. Few delegates tend to challenge the statement, most in agreement. This generates lots of thought for me. Firstly, is social media really the cause of mental ill health? And secondly, if it has any influence whatsoever, what is it about social media that is so bad? The world is changing, fast. One of the...

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