tech addiction in teens

Tips for Parents on Dealing with Tech Addiction in Teens

Tech Addiction in Teens Technology has become a major part of teenagers’ lives. It can be used for educational purposes, communicating with friends, entertainment, and socializing. However, too much technology use has been linked to several problems, such as anxiety, low self-esteem, and depression. Technology use in the teenage and pre-teen years is highly problematic …

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Wilderness Programs for Youth: Damaging Effect of Technology Addiction

With technology continually innovating, it has become an integral part of our society.  Technology has allowed our society to advance in many ways, including advancements in communication, entertainment, information sharing, access to goods and services, and much more.  Technology has taken over many sectors of our lives, in particular, youth are greatly affected by technologies …

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Game Over: How to Help Teens with Gaming Disorders

Aside from sports, technology has become the most popular pastime for teenagers most notably, video gaming.  Video games have become increasingly popular in adolescents, particularly teenage boys and while they can be a fun and interactive hobby, when do they become a problem?  Video game addiction is more common than you might think, a study …

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An Invisible Danger: Cyberbullying in Teens

What is Cyberbullying? Nowadays, more than 80% of American households have access to the internet via subscription.  Even those who do not have access to the internet at home likely can still use the internet in public places such as libraries or schools.  The internet and social media platforms have essentially taken over our lives.  …

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How and Why to Limit Technology And Screen Time Between School and Fun Time

The screen time debate among parents has been an ongoing conversation since the internet burst began, and this conversation has continued to evolve in light of the pandemic. With virtual school a reality for many American children, families can often feel powerless to control how much screen time is allowed for their children. This new …

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Back to School Issue with Tech: Technology Addiction Treatment Centers

School has just started up again, which brings up the issue of technology addiction once again. Parents need to be more aware of the dangers that technology addiction poses and the options available to them–such as technology addiction treatment centers. It may seem drastic sounding now, but if your child begins seriously struggling with this …

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Texting and Driving: One of the Dangers of Technology Addiction in Teens

Technology addiction in teens is not uncommon within today’s society. Teens have constant access to cellphones, computers, and social media. With the increased need to constantly be accessing social media or checking messages, texting and driving as a teen and adult, is at an all-time high. CNN recently released an article discussing how parents can …

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