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Social Media’s Impact on Mental Health 

Social media is used by approximately 82% of the United States population to consume news, information, entertainment and much more.  Some people develop an unhealthy relationship with social media where they overuse and abuse the digital platforms. This habit can lead to depression in young adults and low self-esteem and poor sleep quality in teens, among other negative mental health effects.    Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic  … 

Daily Habits for Improved Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health is a key part of overall well-being, affecting how people think, feel and act. A person’s mental health also impacts how they handle the everyday stress in their lives. Just like a person’s physical health, a child’s or adult’s mental health can change by the day. The COVID-19 pandemic has added an… 

The Importance of Dads and Other Adults in Modeling Healthy Emotions for Boys

What does it mean to be masculine or manly? For many, it means conforming to stereotypes related to providing, protecting, procreating and not showing your feelings. But being strong all the time often comes with stuffing down anxiety, sadness, weakness and vulnerability. Research shows these habits can lead to negative health outcomes ranging from digestive problems to heart concerns when emotions spill out in the form…