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Is Social Media Impacting Your Child’s Mental Health? What You Can Do to Help

Is Social Media Impacting Your Child’s Mental Health? What You Can Do to Help

While social media does have some positive influences on society, including allowing us to connect more easily with friends and family, it also has potential negative impacts, especially on kids.
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the undue pressure of being picture-perfect

the undue pressure of being picture-perfect

While society’s idea of family may include myriad combinations of gender, age, race, background, and socio-economic status, we remain fixated on attaining perfection. And in large part, we do that to ourselves through social media.
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teens and the technology trap

teens and the technology trap

While our teens are not in close physical proximity to one another, they are connected nearly constantly through technology. But is that connection enough to satisfy the emotional needs of our teens? There’s a wealth of research data that says it is not.
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suicide prevention in the age of cyber bullying – how you can help

suicide prevention in the age of cyber bullying – how you can help

According to a national study, between 6 and 35 percent of the young people in this country have experienced some form cyber bullying. It’s being recognized as a new form of violence, and it has potentially devastating consequences.
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