Social media is harming the mental health of teenagers. The state has to…
Social media is harming the mental health of teenagers. The state has to act.
Emotionally invested in social media
have the perfect body
have the perfect group of friends
have the perfect amount of likes
Pressure to be available 24/7
Use phone during the night
lack of sleep (7,5 instead of 9,5)
Risk of anxiety
Even more for teenage girls !
More likely to catch colds, flu and gastroenteritis
Tired & irritable
--> Health problems
Seeking comfort on social media rather than family
(Personal, social and health education)
State has to act !