Social media is one of many factors contributing to the adolescent mental health crisis.

Adolescent Mental Health Crisis Your Fantastic Mind

Premiered April 19, 2023
Adolescent Mental Health Crisis

Social media, academic stress and other crucial factors contribute to the adolescent mental health crisis in America. This episode explores the alarming rise of anxiety, depression, and suicide among teenagers, addressing causes of the crisis and exploring possible solutions. Meet families and teens affected by mental health disorders, as well as psychiatric experts calling for change.

About the Program

Your Fantastic Mind

Every thought, every feeling comes from one place. Your Fantastic Mind takes you behind the curtain in the brain, the operating room and in the lives of people. It digs deep into transformative, life changing science, showing us how to be healthier and happier and how we can prevent disease and live longer.

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