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The dangers of social media on your mental health

“There’s a darker side to how social media can affect us, however. According to researchers, the more time you spend on social media, the more likely you are to suffer from mental health issues.1 This is especially true in children and teens, however, prolonged and excessive use presents dangers that have become more evident in adults as well. Multiple studies have begun to focus on the disturbing association between online social networking and a variety of negative feelings and psychiatric disorders.”

Read "The dangers of social media on your mental health" from your NSLAP provider, Homewood Health™.


Visit the NSLAP website at www.nslap.ca. For more information and support with mental health, along with resources and counselling to improve your health and wellness, register with Homewood Health https://www.homeweb.ca/ Please note that NSLAP is your “company” name when you register. Call in confidence, 24 hours a day: 1 866 299 1299 (within Nova Scotia) | (Click here if outside Nova Scotia) | 1 866 398 9505 (en français) | 1 888 384 1152 (TTY).