“Some medical professionals claim [it] may be more difficult to treat than drug addictions”
- This website, Humanetech.com, makes great points and lays out the problem of tech in our world clearly
“Snapchat turns conversations into streaks, redefining how our children measure friendship. Instagram glorifies the picture-perfect life, eroding our self-worth”
They also make a great point that one of the first steps in stopping tech addiction is awareness. The next article adds another compelling reason to do that as well.
This could greatly help the mental health of the youth by tackling the root of their anxiety and depression
- A book that could be a great resource for you is iGen by Jean M. Twenge. Here is a sample if you’d like to check it out
- An Information-packed short read is “TRUTH ABOUT TECH: A Road Map for Kids’ Digital Well-Being“.
It contains statistics such as, “Youth represent one in three internet users worldwide” and “The brains of young people diagnosed with internet addiction show significantly less gray matter (associated with planning, decision-making, and impulse control).”
- This video would be a powerful message to show kids about wasting their time on phones