Indianapolis News and HeadlinesNational

Actions

Why misinformation could be bad for your mental health

Posted at 1:15 PM, Nov 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-06 13:15:26-05

DETROIT, Mich. - Clearly, you can’t believe everything you see, read, or hear. But the lies, the inaccuracies, and the blatant disregard for seeking the truth is an ongoing battle.

We’re all living it. The input is constant. Whether it’s an alert on our smart devices, on-air or online.

But this fast-moving, misinformation can be dangerous for us mentally.

WXYZ's Andrea Isom met up with a medical professional to help us figure out how to manage the misinformation. Because it can be bad for our health.

This story was first reported by Andrea Isom at WXYZ in Detroit, Michigan.