What does watching violence do to your mind? ‘Nothing good’: 5 tips for maintaining your mental health while following the news

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The conflict in Israel and Gaza has dominated the news cycle for the last week. Turn on the TV or log on to any social media platform and you’ll be confronted with a barrage of horrific headlines.  While staying informed is important, consuming an excess of graphic images and videos can negatively affect your mental … Read more

New York seeks to limit addictive social media feeds in bid to stop deteriorating youth mental health

Social media has been linked to dangerous mental health consequences for young people. (Shutterstock)

Gov. Hochul and other top New York officials are cracking down on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and other social media platforms in a bid to get children to break the often dangerous habit of scrolling their feeds for hours on end. A package of bills — introduced this afternoon by Hochul, Attorney General Letitia James and … Read more