If you are a student struggling with your mental health, remember that you are not alone. Reaching out to a mental health professional can be the first step to returning to a healthy, balanced life.
For decades, researchers have been studying the effect of mainstream media on youth. Today, teenagers called “digital natives”—those who were born with technology at arms reach—are experiencing mental health challenges stemming from their time spent online.
As a society, we have always recognized that individuals who experience hardships in life such as oppression, bullying and abuse are more prone to mental health challenges. For the LGBTQ+ community, this hardship is often the norm.