Mind your Mental Health
The harmful impact of social media is a contentious issue. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis, social media usage has increased exponentially across all age groups and generations.
At its core, social media is a powerful communication tool that has become an integral part of daily life. With nearly 60% of the worlds population using the internet (over 4 billion users), it is an unavoidable part of human interaction.
One of the most common consequences of the growth of social media has been the exponential rise in mental health issues such as depression and anxiety, particularly in young people. Safer Social aims to highlight these and offer tools to help reduce the negative consequences.
While social media is an incredible tool and source of information and entertainment, it is good to remember that regardless of age, social media has the potential to negatively impact your mental health. You are not immune.
It is worthwhile knowing when to step back from social media, to protect your own mental health. Here social media.