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  • As of 2021, the new national helpline for mental health crisis in youth is 988.

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    As of 2021, the new national helpline for mental health crisis in youth is 988.
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    True!  988 is the U.S. National Crisis Helpline to make it easy to remember and quick to dial if someone needs it! 

  • Washing your hands can prevent spreading or catching germs and colds.

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    Washing your hands can prevent spreading or catching germs and colds.
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    True! Washing your hands for at least 20 seconds is key. Make sure to scrub between your fingers, under your fingernails, and all the surfaces on your hand. 

  • Teens only need 6 or 7 hours of sleep each night.

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    Teens only need 6 or 7 hours of sleep each night.
    The answer is false. You answered it correctly!incorrectly!

    False! In fact, according to the National Sleep Foundation, teens should be getting 8-10 hours of sleep each night. Skipping sleep can cause both short and long-term effects. It can cause moodiness, poor grades in school, and puts you at an increased risk of getting sick. A recent study showed that only 15% of teens are getting enough sleep.  

  • Social media does not affect the mental health, self-esteem, or body image of teens.

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    Social media does not affect the mental health, self-esteem, or body image of teens.
    The answer is false. You answered it correctly!incorrectly!

    False.  According to the ‘Dove Self-Esteem Project’ of 2023, 9 in 10 children and adolescents ages 10 to 17 are exposed to toxic beauty content on social media and 1 in 2 say that this has an impact on their mental health. 

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