Social Media and Mental Health

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Impact of Social Media on Society Series

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Analyze the impact of social media on mental health and explore strategies for healthy use.

 

 

Impact of Social Media on Society Series

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Analyze the impact of social media on mental health.

LEARNING INTENTIONS

Understand how social media influences mental health and well-being.

SUCCESS CRITERIA

Students can discuss the effects of social media on mental health and identify strategies for healthy use.

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Provide context on the relationship between social media and mental health, including current research and trends. Gather current research and statistics on the impact of social media on mental health. Prepare to discuss both positive and negative aspects. Explore the relationship between social media use and mental health issues, such as anxiety, depression, and self-esteem. Discuss strategies for maintaining mental health while using social media. Encourage students to share their experiences with social media and its impact on their mental health. Discuss ways to use social media responsibly. Provide articles, research papers, and case studies on social media and mental health.
Good: Identifies effects on mental health. Better: Analyzes impact. Best: Proposes healthy use strategies.

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