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Is Social Media Detrimental For Child’s Health?

Counsel and Heal – Joie M Gahum

“In a generation where the internet has become a vital part of everyday life, it is important to know the effects of Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms to our mental health. Recent studies reveal that social media is detrimental to a child’s mental health. The Guardian recalls an incident back in April 2016 where a young teen, Felix Alexander, took his own life after experiencing relentless bullying in school and in social media. The teen’s mom revealed that his son’s bully initially was unkind and isolated him. Later, social media made Felix’s bullies became more cruel and overwhelming.”(more)

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