Youth technology overuse changes how the brain and body develop. Lack of physical activity, hyperfocusing on self, and exposure to screens can negatively impact social development, maturity achievement, academic performance, and emotional wellbeing. Practising the brain-balance rule is vital.
NetSmartz is the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's online safety education program that helps children become more aware of potential online risks and empowering them to help prevent victimization by making safer choices on- and offline.
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The Digital Distraction Test from the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction is a simple 12 item quiz to see if you are suffering from Digital Distraction.
Learn about the symptoms of Internet Addiction and seek professional help if needed.
Get information about internet addiction research, toolkits, and screenings from The Center for Internet Addiction founded by Dr. Kimberly Young in 1995.
ITAA is a Twelve-Step fellowship of individuals who support each other in recovering from internet and technology addiction.
If you need help and are under the age of 18, reach out to a trusted adult, such as a counselor, a parent, a teacher, or a coach. Finding assistance and the best-fit resources in your community is priority. To book Dr. Crystal Collier to present at your school, parent organization, or in your community, please contact us!
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