Category Archives: Social Media

Practical Strategies to Help Young People Face Anxiety

Here is part of a helpful article from the Fuller Youth Institute about young people and anxiety: Practical Strategies to Help Young People Face Anxiety Through my work with anxiety both personally and as a therapist, I have found some … Continue reading

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4 Smart Ways to Deal With Media Violence and Your Kid

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Cyber-bullying Video Tutorial

Check out this 5 minute video about cyber-bullying. I was not able to find the two videos it suggests to watch during this case study, but there is still a lot in this video that is worth learning and having … Continue reading

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Device Free Meals

Check out this funny video with tips, tools, and activities for device free meals at home all from Common Sense Media https://d1pmarobgdhgjx.cloudfront.net/psa/CSMACFW01H_Cat_Filter_30_WEB.mp4

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Why More Us Teens Are Suffering From Severe Anxiety Than Ever Before and How Parents Can Help

Here is an important article from ACJ.com sharing about rises in teen anxiety and how parents can help Nearly one-third of American adolescents and adults are affected by anxiety, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. It’s the most common … Continue reading

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How to Talk To Children About Shootings: An Age-By-Age Guide

Our hearts our broken by the recent mass shooting in Las Vegas. Here is a helpful article that can help you as parents discern how best to process this tragedy with your children. You can find the article online here.  … Continue reading

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Is Social Media Causing Depression in Teens

Here is an important and meaningful video shared by ABC News addressing the relationship between social media, mental health and depression. Watch Video Here

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Night Phone Use A Danger for Adolescent Mental Health

Night phone use a danger for adolescent mental health May 31, 2017 Credit: CC0 Public Domain The world’s first long-term assessment of mental health effects from adolescents’ late-night mobile use has shown some concerning results. Research conducted by Murdoch and … Continue reading

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Kids and Youth and News Impact

Here is a helpful infographic about how young people see and are impacted by the news.  Download an PDF file of the infographic here

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Online Risks Are Everyday Events For These Teens – But The Rarely Tell Their Parents

Here is an article from Forbes titled: Online Risks Are Everyday Events For These Teens – But The Rarely Tell Their Parents by Tara Haelle ,   CONTRIBUTOR I offer straight talk on science, medicine, health and vaccines. Opinions expressed by … Continue reading

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