Social Media and Mental Health: Dr. Marti Erickson on KARE 11 TV

Developmental psychologist Dr. Marti Erickson discusses the effects of social media on mental health and wellbeing. Tune in to hear her insights and some questions she recommends every family ask about kids and social media.

 

 

Marti shared with KARE 11 News’ Belinda Jensen four questions for every family to ask about social media and mental health:

 

1. How do you feel when you use social media?

 

2. What things does social media squeeze out of your life?

 

3.  How are the platforms targeting you and us?

 

4. What strategies could our family use to manage socia media in a healthier way?

 

WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA & MENTAL HEALTH?

THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON CHILDREN’S AND TEEN’S MENTAL HEALTH. Check out Dr. Marti Erickson’s helpful tip sheet with guidance for you and your family on the effects of social media and for more information about the four questions for every family to ask about social media.

 

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