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Surgeon General Warns Against Social Media with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#156)

June 28, 2023 Melanie Hempe, Adriana Stacey
ScreenStrong Families
Surgeon General Warns Against Social Media with Dr. Adriana Stacey (#156)
Show Notes

On May 23rd, the United States Surgeon General issued an advisory about the dangers of social media. The advisory warned that social media poses “a profound risk of harm to the mental health and well-being of children and adolescents.”

In today’s episode, Melanie and Dr. Stacey unpack the details of the advisory and offer advice to parents.

References & Links

Full Report: "Social Media and Youth Mental Health" - The U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory

Press Release: "Surgeon General Issues New Advisory About Effects Social Media Use Has on Youth Mental Health"

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Production Team:

  • Host: Melanie Hempe
  • Producer & Audio Editor: Olivia Kernekin