Family Weekend

Faculty Forum: Social Media, Violence, and Social Isolation Among At-Risk Adolescents

Concurrent with a dramatic rise in social media use, youth in the United States are reporting high rates of mental distress, yet the relationship between online social messaging, mental distress, and peer victimization are unclear. Join Megan Ranney, MD MPH’10 RES’08, Founding Director, and Nicole Nugent, PhD, Associate Director of the Brown-Lifespan Center for Digital Health, for a conversation about how current research will help inform future interventions and improve well-being among at-risk adolescents.