Overloading on Media & Doomscrolling May Be a Mental Health Problem

An 11/1/22 article from American Psychological Association by Charlotte Huff

Headline: “Media Overload is Hurting Our Mental Health. Here Are Some Ways to Manage Headline Stress”


“By June 2020, 83% of Americans reported stress over the nation’s future, as they attempted to process dispiriting and converging news events, including economic turmoil, racial injustice, and the pandemic, according to APA’s Stress in America survey. That feeling of strain continued to be reflected in the March 2022 survey; 73% of Americans reported being overwhelmed by the number of crises facing the world at that point.”