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19 Oct ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Have you ever heard about Social Media Dependency Therapy?

Therapy via social media is gradually becoming ‘a thing’. We often read articles, which argue that social media are being overused (or misused) – particularly by youths – and that we should all cut down on our ‘online time’. However, rather than just being a bad habit, through social media therapy, social media can benefit mental health.

The media are often accused of promoting distorted values and beliefs, giving rise to a host of mental health issues, negative body image, eating disorders, symptoms of depression and anxiety. Social media dependency therapy aims to turn all this around. Talkspace, have developed a 12-week program, that helps users develop individualized strategies to deal with the impact of social media on mental health.

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