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Technology has influenced our mental health in many ways, some of which you may not have expected.

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Living the high(-tech) life
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Stats & figures
Technology is integral to the very foundations of modern life, affecting everything from the way we communicate to the way we manage our health and wellbeing. And with the extraordinary pace at which it continues to evolve, technology's omnipresence in everyday life can lead to historic breakthroughs in our understanding of human psychology – but it can lead to unforeseen challenges too.

The following statistics present some of the ways technology is influencing our mental health, both good and bad.
thought they were
of respondents thought that social media platforms weren't doing enough to protect user wellbeing...

of all girls and young women experienced some form of online abuse in the past year


of girls aged 7–10


of girls aged 11–16


of young women aged 17–21