What Trusted Adults Need to Know about Social Media and Mental Health

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What Trusted Adults Need to Know about Social Media and Mental Health

Published 26th June 2019

A free online safety guide on social media and mental health.

Social media is often pigeonholed as having a purely negative impact on children’s mental health. Children and young people are now growing up in a world dominated by technology, and social media plays a major role in their lives. This balanced guide examines both the positive and negative impacts that social media can have on young people and their mental health.

In this guide, you'll find tips on a number of topics, including mental wellbeing, addiction and cyberbullying.

This is part of our Mental Health category.

Anna Bateman

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Anna Bateman

Subject matter expert on mental health & wellbeing, who works in an advisory role for the DfE.
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