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June 25, 2020

University Business

Social media offers students a ‘lifeline’ in age of anxiety

College students have turned to social media—not to cut themselves off from current events—but to seek connections that boost mental health during this age of coronavirus-induced anxiety and isolation. Young people “see social media as a lifeline to social support,” says a new report from the Connected Learning Lab at the University of California, Irvine.

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Social media offers students a ‘lifeline’ in age of anxiety

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