It’s Wellness Wednesday and this month’s topic focuses on how technology has changed the way we interact with each other. The internet makes it easy to connect with other people by just typing a few keystrokes. As a result, some people feel as if they have more social support. While some people may benefit from it, others may find it depressing and isolating.
Researchers are investigating how social media affects mental health. They’re learning that who you meet and what you find online can mean the difference between helpful and harmful effects. The following article from the National Institutes of Health discusses how social media affects mental health and the helpful and harmful effects to ones well being. Click the link below to read the article.