Effects of Social Media Reduction on Mental Health in Youth: A Randomized Controlled Trial

PI: Dr. Gary Goldfield

Study contact: [email protected]

Study contact full name: Kevin Simas

Research Area: Healthy Active Living and Obesity

Who to contact regarding participation: [email protected]

Lay Summary:

We are looking for youth aged 12-17 who use social media to participate in our online study. The purpose of this study is to teach youth about strategies to reduce social media use and see if these strategies are effective at improving mental health symptoms in youth. The results of this study may provide additional informative clinical management for outpatient youth experiencing mental health or emotional distress. We are offering a $50 gift card and school volunteer hours for your participation.

Complete the preliminary pre-screening survey.