Social Media/News

Social Media/News

1. Articles/Fact Sheets

How to Talk to Kids About Scary Things in the News (also Español | Quick Facts)
This article describes how parents and guardians can approach discussions about scary news in the media with their children. It gives strategies to facilitate meaningful conversations about current events with children of all ages.

How to Manage Social Media and Cope with Newsfeed Stress
This article explores the stress factors associated with social media and how best to manage them to decrease anxiety.

5 Tips for Coping with Social Media Anxiety
This short video and article offers insights into how to cope with anxiety and pressures caused by social media.

The Psychological Effect Of Bad News, And What You Can Do To Stay Positive
This news article reports on the effects of "negative" media on our mental health and finds that too much can actually hurt us.