Social Media and Mental Health
Social Media And Mental Health. Excess time spent on social media and similar platforms is creating a culture of stress and social anxiety, leading to feelings of loneliness and depression. Research shows that smartphone addiction could be affecting our brain chemistry, especially in teens and young adults. We were designed to make real-world connections with other humans. The challenge is to find a balance, so stop surfing the net and get out there and socialize in the real world.