Social Media and Mental Health

Course Name: Mental Health Resilience: Social Media & Interaction for Better Mental Health

Increased social media use has been shown to have a profoundly negative affect on our mental health. It has been linked to depression, anxiety, self-harm, loneliness and suicidal thoughts. This online training course explores these effects and looks at ways to control the use of social media to help you think and feel better.

The Course Includes:

Comprehensive yet concise explanation

Certificate on completion

Simple login & user access

The latest industry best practice

Learning Outcomes:

Learn how social relationships support good mental health

Gain awareness of social media traps which can lead to poor mental health

Understand how social comparisons can trick your brain and lower your self esteem

Learn the negative effects of social media on mental health

Understand the importance of face-to-face social interaction for a long, healthy and happy life

This training course is certified by:

Mental Health Resilience – Social Interaction

£25.00 +VAT

Courses Price per Course
1 - 10 £25.00
11 - 25 £22.00
26 - 50 £18.00
51 - 100 £12.00
101 - 200 £9.50

About Social Media and Mental Health

Research now clearly shows a connection between use of social media and poor mental health. While online social networking tools have become a part of our lives and businesses, it is important to recognise how it affects our mental health. This training course looks at what the research says about the relationship between social media and mental health, and ways to curb use and feel better.

Why Is Social Media and Mental Health Important?

Many reports have connected social media use with negative consequences to wellbeing. People using social media for more than three hours daily are more likely to experience mental health issues, as per a recent survey.

Social media addiction and problematic social media use is sometimes referred to as social network syndrome. It includes symptoms such as adding unknown people, spending significant time on social media and feeling anxious when not getting a response. If you have ever felt a constant craving to check your mobile, you have likely experienced this type of addiction.

This course can provide a way to use social media in a healthy way, especially for those relying on it for their job.

Course Outline

Single Module

30+ minutes

This course contains the following sections:

  • Your Elephant & Its Herd
  • Social Traps
  • How Social Comparisons Can Trick Your Elephant
  • Social Media Hazard 1 – It’s Addictive
  • Social Media Hazard 2 – It Promotes Anxiety & Fear
  • Social Media Hazard 3 – It Socially Isolates
  • Social Media Hazard 4 – It Disrupts Sleep
  • Social Media Hazard 5 – It Encourages Trolling
  • Positive Steps To Action

Why Choose Social Media and Mental Health with Human Focus?

Overuse of social media can be a problem for an employee’s health. By taking this course, employees can understand its negative effects and learn how to use social media in a positive way.

Study any time & in bite-size sessions

Less costly than a classroom training

Discounts on volume purchases

Excellent trainee support

Improve mental health for workers in the long run

Provide guidelines on how to use social media constructively

Help improve general health and safety for workers

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Social Media and Mental Health Certification

social media and mental health training certificate

End of Course Assessment

At the end of the course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice

A score of 80% is required to pass the test.

Approved Certification

The downloadable printable certificate certified by CPD will be issued instantly on course completion.

What does my certificate include?

The social media and mental health certificate includes Trainee’s name, Company name, Course name, Date of completion, Expiry date and name of the approval body.

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