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Health advisory on social media use for kids and teens

Social media has negatively impacted the mental health of kids and teens everywhere. U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy released an advisory highlighting the harms of social media for kids and teens. Read more to learn about the risks of social media, signs to look out for, social media recommendations for families and resources available.

Tips for kids and parents to address mental health concerns linked to social media use

During Mental Health Awareness Month in May, Dr. Katy Miller, adolescent health specialist at Children’s Minnesota, broke down some of the key mental health concerns tied to social media.