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National Unfriend Day could help your mental health

Posted at 4:00 PM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-15 19:00:40-05

Former Las Vegas resident and comedian Jimmy Kimmel has created a holiday to help you end superficial relationships online.

National Unfriend Day is Nov. 17 and a UNLV professor agrees with Kimmel.

Professor Natalie Pennington says that cutting toxic people out of your online life can help your mental health.

The professor also says it is a good idea to take time off from social media. A week or a month can help you reset.