Social Media and Mental Health

Students are spending an average of nine hours a day online. Much of this is spent on social media. Increased time on social media can lead to perceived loneliness, anxiety, and depression, and perceived self-worth based on likes and friends. Coastal Academy High School Counselor Jessica Novello shares how to open the conversation with our children about their social media usage and how to model healthy behavior and boundaries.

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Social Media and Mental Health