Join the #openCPD Twitter Chat | Social Media, Young People, Health and Wellbeing: Risks and Opportunities
This chat will present new evidence from research funded by the Wellcome Trust on the risk-related impacts of social media on young people’s health and wellbeing, drawn from over 1000 UK adolescents. This Twitter chat is relevant to teachers, parents/guardians, health professionals/practitioners and wellbeing services.
1. What are the risk-related impacts of social media on young people’s health and wellbeing?2. What does it mean for young people to be digitally literate?
3. How do peers and/or parents influence healthy lifestyle behaviours?
4. Do schools have a responsibility to educate young people about digital health?
5. How can we best harness social media to promote young people’s health and wellbeing?