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Social Media and Mental Health

How you feel can be influenced by what you do on social media. It can bring us joy and connection, but it can also be overwhelming, negatively affect our self-esteem and sense of safety, and open us up to bullying or abuse. To make your time online happier, here are some tips and advice for protecting your mental health on social media. 

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