Doing a mental health check is essential, especially if you are active on social platforms. Social media is an incredible way to connect with the world; however, that does not mean it cannot have a negative effect on us.

A lot of toxicity can come out of social media — such as addiction, unrealistic standards, cyberbullying and just an endless stream of negative content.

All of this takes a toll on our mental health.

So, take a deep breath and read on as media update's Saads Abrahams shares ways to manage social media and your mental health.

How are you managing your mental health when it comes to social media? Let us know in the comments section below.

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If you are looking for more help, then take a look at our article on The importance of digital detoxing in 2023 [Infographic].
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**Information sourced from The JED Foundation and mindbody