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.
Internet challenges are a common occurrence and can be especially fascinating to kids and teens. Although these challenges may seem fun, they can also be dangerous at the same time. It is important to talk to your kids about social media usage and the possible consequences of attempting these challenges.