Taking away teen’s phone may not be the answer.

There has been a rising concern for social media platforms and its effect on mental health for teens. However, as counterintuitive as it may sound, simply taking away a teen’s phone is probably no the best thing to do. The use of social media and in large phones, may provide much needed relief or supportive communities. There are hosts of mobile apps that help treat various mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and more. Hence, despite the potential risks of social media, it also gives “more autonomy and another tool to help themselves.”

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