#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/30: Let’s Protect Mental Health and Stop Cyberbullying

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Nearly one in five American adults lives with a mental illness. Even more are undiagnosed or unable to get treatment.

Social media can have a negative impact on mental health, especially when cyberbullying or online discrimination is involved.

Studies show exposure to racial and ethnic discrimination on social media is correlated with higher levels of anxiety and depression for people of color, particularly among young Latino men.

Join #SaludTues on March 30, 2021, at 1:00 PM EST to tweet about how we can protect mental health and stop online discrimination.

We’ll open the floor to data, resources and your experiences as we explore:

  • How social media impacts mental health
  • Supporting victims of cyberbullying and online discrimination
  • How to stop the stigma against mental health issues

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources that advocate for mental health.

Click here to learn about the Salud America! #SaludTues tweetchats, see upcoming and past tweetchats, and see how you can get involved.

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of Latino youth have depressive symptoms, more than any other group besides Native American youth

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