Seminar | January 2021
Social Media Literacy and Eating Disorders: A Deep Dive
Date: January 26, 2021
Presenters: Shelby Maniccia Wachtel, LMHC and Melissa Harvey MS, LMFT, Cigna
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AUDIOSocial media and eating disorders have become increasingly intertwined over the last several years, and social media literacy is more important than ever in treating and supporting people struggling with eating disorders. Social media is being used by an even younger generation and disordered eating is being promoted throughout it, making sifting through different platforms that much more complex. This presentation will discuss the relationship between social media and eating disorders, and how providers, supporters, and survivors can learn to navigate social media and identify both the triggering and the recovery focused content.
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