#StatusOfMind: Instagram and Snapchat and their effect on mental health

Numerous studies have confirmed that social media usage can negatively impact mental health, but a new report called #StatusOfMind, published by Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and the Young Health Movement (YHM), recently reported that Instagram, followed by Snapchat, is the worst social media app for young people’s mental health. Surveying around 1,500 people…

Meet My Mentor: Dr. Megan Moreno, MD, MPH, MSEd

Corey is a researcher in the 2016 class of the Emerging Scholars Fellowship. Read blog updates from Corey and her fellow scholars here. I’ve been lucky enough to be paired with Dr. Megan Moreno, MD, MPH, MSEd, a professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Moreno focuses on adolescents and technology use, and her most…