Gen Z’ers are experiencing a mental health crisis. Any google search will tell you social media is to blame. But we’re living in a climate of mental health white noise. Anxiety is a buzzword; editorial content is shallow; and self-care has been co-opted by brands. It’s impossible to talk about mental health without discussing the internet. But it’s a relationship that’s more nuanced than popular rhetoric gives credit for.
We examined how Gen Z’ers are destigmatizing the mental health conversation by refusing to sanitize it. From Discord to TikTok, young people are using digital spaces to find solidarity, vulnerability, humour and hope.Read Full Report