Youth and Social Media

For Clinicians

Social Media Resources For CLinicians

Clinicians, build your social media support toolkit with the following resources.

Digital Wellness Lab

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Cambridge University Press


Social Media Use and Youth Mental Health: Intervention-Focused Future Directions, Springer Nature, November 2023 (with Dr. Heide Rollings)

Social Media and Mental Health: How to Support Teens Use Social Media in Safe and Healthy Ways

This September 2023 Pearls for Partners session reviewed current research on social media and adolescent mental health, outlining risk factors and ways that clinicians can support teens. Content shared included strategies for identifying risky or harmful social media use and how adults can help adolescents use social media in healthy ways. Link to the slide deck here or view the presentation below.

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