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Teen Mental Health In Digital Age

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Teens love Social media

Where they explore and connect with curiosity and excitement in the online world

     Filters To Feelings

Meta's owner deliberately added sneaky features to make sure teens stay engaged on their apps.

   Teen Trends

More girls (68%) use social media daily compared to boys (57%). Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat tops the list.

Detox Dilemma

Increased teen depression and lower levels of life satisfaction.

Likes & Comments

Gives a quick feeling of joy by releasing dopamine, which creates a cycle of addiction and impact mood.

Fight-or-Flight Mode

Results in disorders such as ADHD, Depression, Oppositional Defiant disorder, and Anxiety

How can Parents Recognize?

• Constant thoughts about getting back online • Lying about their online time.

Screen time > Sleep Time

Staying up late on social media can mess with teens' sleep.

Cyberbullying and Fake Beauty Standards

Make Teens feel bad about themselves and Powerlessness

 Help them feel good about themselves without needing approval from the internet.

What Parents Can Do ?

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