Most of us shrug off tech addiction as a cultural or generational divide. However, technology addiction is real! And it can cause true problems for your teen. A guide to definitions and what you can do to help your teen here.
How can we use technology to help predict (and prevent) addiction? An interesting perspective with ideas on how to get ahead of substance abuse, before it even happens.
Recognize the signs of a smartphone use problem in your teenager son or daughter and apply these 8 strategies to moderate electronics use and address the issue.
Addiction Interventionists! Are you inadvertently breaking confidentiality by posting online? Some suggestions for making sure you post to social media in a responsible way here.
Understanding the Psychology Behind Social Media Addiction: How And When Should Parents Limit Online Time?May 25th, 2017
Is your teen engaging on social media in an addictive way? Professional support can identify and address the underlying causes. We review what YOU can do as a parent here. Your questions are welcomed at the end.
How and why should you limit screen time? How to Raise Kids in a Technology Addicted World (BOOK REVIEW)February 7th, 2017
Are you afraid that your children may be technology addicted? We recommend a book that can help you set limits and standards that THE EXPERTS suggest. More on the new book, ‘Unplug’ here.
Technology use and overuse is on the rise. What are some of the main signs of problems with screens, devices, software, games, and the internet? Expert Dr. Lisa Strohman, J.D., Ph.D. reveals symptoms of technology overuse in kids and what we as parents can do about it.
Internet Addiction (IA) Disorder Studies: What do we know? Where are we in our understanding of IA?January 28th, 2017
Are you addicted to the internet? Can you bear to live without being online? In this interview, we take a look at ongoing studies and diagnostic criteria (and their problems)…as well as what the data can tell us.
The internet is a world of opportunity… but of many dangers, also. So, how can you protect your teen from the real risks of the web? More here.
A film that all parents and teenagers can benefit from watching. A positive and encouraging story that can give everyone a little extra hope when it comes to teens, substance abuse, and healing.