Addiction

Smartphone Addiction: The Issue We Need to Be Discussing

By | December 15th, 2017|Addiction, Technology Use|

For the sake of our children, we need to talk about smartphones. There’s one in practically every teen's pocket. According to surveys, around 75 percent of teens own or have access to a smartphone. So, why is this [...]

7 Ways to Combat a Phone Obsession in Parents & Teens

By | July 5th, 2016|Addiction, Teen Girl Issues|

The era of technology hasn’t ended yet; New gadgets, toys, and devices continue to integrate themselves into our daily lives. But, like with most new thing, we’ve begun seeing the negative consequences attached to certain technologies, primarily phones. [...]

A Craving for ‘Likes’ Can Lead to Social Media Addiction

By | June 9th, 2016|Addiction, Mental Health, Teen Girl Issues, Uncategorized|

Certain reward centers in your brain go off when you win money or eat chocolate--making you want to do it again. This is one of the reasons people suffer from binge eating or an addiction to gambling. According [...]

What is your teen doing online? The dangers of teen social media use

By | February 5th, 2016|Addiction, Student Profile, Teen Girl Issues|

What’s your teen doing at this very second? Chances are the answer is either at school, on social media, or both simultaneously. Nowadays, teens communicate with their friends pretty much exclusively through social media and texting. According to [...]

A Silent Distraction: Cell Phone Addiction in Teens

By | August 19th, 2015|Addiction|

Cell phones and teens go together like peanut butter and jelly. Cell phone addiction in teens, however, has been steadily increasing ever since the cell phone became a widespread device. Getting your teen off their cell phone and [...]