Mental Health, Social Media and the Internet
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BBC Two: Is social media bad for mental health?


(en) Viewable only on Library premises BBC Two page that gives a summary of an episode of 'Trust... (en) Archived date: 2018-02-06 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/56TLPdFQFJZsPfBBRvTDCnw/is-social-media-bad-for-mental-health/

BBC, The: Social media apps are 'deliberately' addictive to users


(en) Viewable only on Library premises News article by the BBC detailing how social media applic... (en) Archived date: 2018-09-12 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-44640959/

BBC: Media Centre


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Website detailing new content made available by the BBC t... (en) Archived date: 2017-12-05 http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2017/videos-mental-health/

BBC: Some see 'physiological changes' after using internet


(en) Viewable only on Library premises News article that references recent studies that show som... (en) Archived date: 2017-08-04 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-40117312/

BBC: Tencent: Gaming app rations child access to hour per day


(en) Viewable only on Library premises News article regarding Chinese internet giant Tencent tha... (en) Archived date: 2017-08-04 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-40477951/

BBC: UK 'has never been more addicted to smartphones'


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Article regarding a report published by Deloitte which fi... (en) Archived date: 2017-08-01 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37468560/

BBC:'One in two' young online gamers bullied, report finds


(en) Viewable only on Library premises News article referencing a study carried out by an anti-b... (en) Archived date: 2017-08-04 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-40092541/

BQ Live: Self-help app aiming to support mental health


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Article about My Possible Self, a digital app-based self-... (en) Archived date: 2018-01-09 http://www.bqlive.co.uk/healthcare-medical/2018/01/08/news/self-help-app-aiming-to-support-employees-29810/

Barclays: This is Me campaign


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Barclays' campaign, This is Me aims to challenge the stig... (en) Archived date: 2018-06-27 https://www.home.barclays/about-barclays/diversity-and-inclusion/disability/this-is-me.html

Barnet London Borough: The Network


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Website advertising The Network a service offered by the ... (en) Archived date: 2017-11-14 https://www.barnet.gov.uk/citizen-home/adult-social-care/mental-health/the-network.html/

Be Mindful Online Mindfulness Course


(en) Viewable only on Library premises A course delivering Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (... (en) Archived date: 2018-09-19 https://www.bemindfulonline.com/

Be Ur Own Light


(en) Viewable only on Library premises A personal mental health recovery blog (en) Archived date: 2018-10-03 https://beurownlight.com/

Beat (@beatED) on Twitter


Twitter account for the eating disorder charity Beat (en) Archived date: 2018-07-20 https://twitter.com/beated?lang=en/

Beat eating disorders


A UK-based charity supporting eating disorders (en) Archived date: 2018-07-17 https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/

Belfast Telegraph: Pupils' survey shows backlash against social media


(en) Viewable only on Library premises News article regarding the findings of a survey of 5000 s... (en) Archived date: 2017-10-05 http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/pupils-survey-shows-backlash-against-social-media-36198759.html/

Bipolar UK


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Website for a registered charity that provides support an... (en) Archived date: 2017-12-06 https://www.bipolaruk.org/

Black Dog Tribe (@FollowBDT) on Twitter


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Online community for anyone affected by mental illness, r... (en) Archived date: 2018-11-21 https://twitter.com/FollowBDT/

Blurt Foundation (@Blurtitout) on Facebook


A facebook page and an online place to talk openly about ... (en) Archived date: 2018-10-24 https://www.facebook.com/Blurtitout/

Blurt: INCREASING AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING OF DEPRESSION


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Blurt Charity for INCREASING AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING ... https://www.blurtitout.org

BoBfm: Welwyn Hatfield MP calls for more pro-active approach to suicide prevention


(en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about a new report into how the internet cou... (en) Archived date: 2018-01-16 http://www.bobfm.co.uk/news/local-news/welwyn-hatfield-mp-calls-for-more-pro-active-approach-to-suicide-prevention/

Breastfeeding Network, The: Blog


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Blog component of a website that covers issues of mental ... (en) Archived date: 2017-11-14 https://www.breastfeedingnetwork.org.uk/14401-2/

British Association of Social Workers, The:Status of Mind: Social media and young people?s mental health


(en) Viewable only on Library premises A paper about the emerging evidence of social media and t... (en) Archived date: 2017-07-04 https://www.basw.co.uk/resource/?id=6457/

British Esports Association: Benefits of Esports & Video Games


(en) Viewable only on Library premises An info-graphic by the British Esports Association provid... (en) Archived date: 2018-09-19 http://www.britishesports.org/assets/BritishEsportsInfographicBenefitsofEsportspdf.pdf

British Esports Association: British Esports Association joins Sport and Recreation Alliance and signs Mental Health Charter


(en) Viewable only on Library premises A press release by the British Esports Association with i... (en) Archived date: 2018-09-19 http://www.britishesports.org/504/news/british-esports-association-joins-sport-and-recreation-alliance-and-signs-mental-health-charter.html

Business Insider UK: Being hooked on video games isn't necessarily an addiction ? here's why


(en) Viewable only on Library premises News article about internet gaming disorder and if it is ... (en) Archived date: 2018-03-06 http://uk.businessinsider.com/being-hooked-on-video-games-isnt-necessarily-an-addiction-this-study-explains-why-2017-10/

Business Insider UK:Instagram and Snapchat were ranked the worst apps for children's mental health


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Article relating to a UK study on the effect of Instagram... (en) Archived date: 2017-07-04 http://uk.businessinsider.com/instagram-and-snapchat-ranked-worsrt-childrens-mental-health-2017-5/

Business Insider: Here's how social networks like Instagram could help identify when someone is depressed


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Business Insider article about social media and depression (en) Archived date: 2017-10-31 http://uk.businessinsider.com/social-media-posts-could-help-diagnose-mental-health-problems-2017-8/

BusinessCloud: Social media 'drives mental health problems'


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Article refering to comments made by Social Chain co-foun... (en) Archived date: 2018-03-24 http://www.businesscloud.co.uk/news/social-chain-boss-social-media-drives-mental-health-issues/

Buzz Bournemouth University: World Health Organisation list gaming addiction as an official mental health concern


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Blog post covering the recent inclusion of gaming addicti... (en) Archived date: 2018-01-30 http://buzz.bournemouth.ac.uk/2018/01/world-health-organisation-say-gaming-addiction-mental-health/

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) (@theCALMzone) on Twitter


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Twitter account for a mental health campaign to prevent m... (en) Archived date: 2017-12-07 https://twitter.com/theCALMzone/

Campaign:Boys' body image affected by advertising, study finds


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2017-07-18 http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/boys-body-image-affected-advertising-study-finds/1405180/

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust: Gaming in the UK


(en) Viewable only on Library premises NHS website providing information on the work being done ... (en) Archived date: 2017-11-01 http://www.cnwl.nhs.uk/news/gaming-in-the-uk/

Change.org: Eating Disorders are not just about weight #dumpthescales


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Change.org petition calling for the UK government to revi... (en) Archived date: 2018-09-26 https://www.change.org/p/eating-disorders-are-not-just-about-weight-dumpthescales

Channel4: Is it normal to have social media depression?


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Channel4 webpage for young people about social media depr... (en) Archived date: 2017-10-31 https://aminormal.channel4.com/health/is-it-normal-social-media-depression/

Charity Digital News: Instagram mental health campaign targets freshers


(en) Viewable only on Library premises An article about instagram and mental health campaigns (en) Archived date: 2019-02-27 https://www.charitydigitalnews.co.uk/2018/09/28/instagram-mental-health-campaign-targets-freshers/

Charlotte Underwood


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Personal and literary page of Charlotte Underwood, mental... (en) Archived date: 2018-11-28 https://charlotteunderwoodauthor.com/

Charlotte Underwood (@CUnderwoodUK) on Twitter


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Twitter account of Charlotte Underwood, mental health adv... (en) Archived date: 2018-11-28 https://twitter.com/cunderwooduk/

Charlotte Underwood: The rise of mental health blogging (and why it's important)


(en) Viewable only on Library premises (en) Archived date: 2018-11-28 https://charlotteunderwoodauthor.com/2018/11/25/the-rise-of-mental-health-blogging-and-why-its-important/

Childline: Art box


(en) Viewable only on Library premises An online art box tool helping young people to express th... (en) Archived date: 2018-07-20 https://www.childline.org.uk/toolbox/art-box/

Childline: Online Gaming


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Charity webpage providing information on the risks of onl... (en) Archived date: 2017-11-01 https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/online-mobile-safety/online-gaming/

Children's Commissioner: Letter from Anne Longfield to Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Website for the Children's Commissioner for England (en) Archived date: 2017-11-15 https://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/2017/10/12/letter-from-anne-longfield-to-simon-stevens-chief-executive-of-nhs-england/

ChildrensSociety, The: Anti-bullying week 2017: social media and cyberbullying


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Blog about Anti cyber-bullying week (en) Archived date: 2018-02-20 https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/news-and-blogs/our-blog/how-social-media-use-impacts-young-peoples-mental-health/

Claire Baseley:Does social media distort body image?


(en) Viewable only on Library premises A blog discussing the possible correlations between socia... (en) Archived date: 2017-07-18 http://www.clairebaseley.co.uk/2017/01/18/does-social-media-distort-body-image/

Claire Eastham (@ClaireyLove) on Twitter


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Personal Twitter account of Claire Eastham, mental health... (en) Archived date: 2018-09-19 https://twitter.com/claireylove/

Clare Rose Foster: Blog - Writing my Mind


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Blog that covers many issues surrounding mental health (en) Archived date: 2017-11-15 http://www.clarerosefoster.co.uk/category/all-posts/

Clinical Partners: Depression Test


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Website with online tests for depression and anxiety (en) Archived date: 2017-09-26 https://www.clinical-partners.co.uk/for-adults/depression

Combat Stress


(en) Viewable only on Library premises A UK charity for veterans' mental health. (en) Archived date: 2018-11-07 https://www.combatstress.org.uk/

Combat Stress (@CombatStress) on Twitter


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Twitter account of Combat Stress, a UK charity for the me... (en) Archived date: 2018-11-07 https://twitter.com/CombatStress/

Community Links: Social Media and Mental Health article


(en) Viewable only on Library premises Community Links charity article (en) Archived date: 2018-03-20 https://www.commlinks.co.uk/about-us/blog/social-media-mental-health/

Computing: Video games are not a "mental disorder" - but let's ban exploiters from selling weaponised gambling platforms as games


(en) Viewable only on Library premises News article disagreeing about the recent decision by the... (en) Archived date: 2018-01-09 https://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/opinion/3023751/video-games-are-not-a-mental-disorder-but-lets-ban-exploiters-from-selling-their-weaponised-gambling-platforms-as-games/