Mental Health, Tech, and Our Kids’ Well-Being Resources


Resource Links:
How Using Social Media Affects Teenagers
How and When to Limit Kids’ Tech Use (NYTimes Comprehensive Guide to Tech and Kids) (scroll down to view section specifically for teens 13-18)
Pew Research: Teens, Social Media, Technology 2018
Common Sense Media (CSM): Parents Ultimate Guide to YouTube
CSM: What Parents Need to Know About Technology Addiction
Using Technology to Teach Health and Wellness
Online safety guide 14+ years
Child Mind Institute: Media and Tech
Message from Dana Blum, Common Sense Media

Social Media Wellness: Helping Tweens and Teens Thrive in an Unbalanced Digital World by Ana Hamayoun
It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens by Danah Boyd
iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood, by Jean Twenge
The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults