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Social media culture damaging youth's mental health

Monday August 15th, 2016

Cultural pressures on young people have created a mental health powder keg that could destroy a generation's hope. Social media has created an obsession with image and wealth while celebrities such as reality TV star Kim Kardashian West create a template few can live up to.  Yet Government support for young people is "creaking at the seams and not fit for purpose". Mr Todd says: "We have lost sight of what is important and need to find space to value each other." 

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