Tag Archive for addiction

How Well Do You Know Young People’s...

on November 29, 2019 by

Jonathan McKee

What Phones Do To Teen Brains

on November 21, 2019 by

And What Teens Wanted To Know About That

Health Officials Gaming Addiction Is...

on November 13, 2019 by

Gaming addiction inside look at the real and dangerous disorder affecting youth

Teen Marijuana Use May Have Next...

on November 11, 2019 by

How a parent’s use of marijuana, past or present, can influence their child’s substance use and well-being

Cellphone Detox For Teens

on October 22, 2019 by

It was 4 a.m. she had been on her phone for 13 hours. In three hours, she had to be up for…

Sesame Street New Puppet Who’s Mom...

on October 11, 2019 by

Sesame Street has introduced the subject matter of addiction, using a bright green puppet named Karli to let young viewers know grown-up…

5 Alarming Porn Stats For youth

on March 22, 2019 by

Pornography  is out there, and for everyone’s safety, you need to warn them of the impending danger

Binge Drinking in Teens Increase Risk...

on March 16, 2019 by

A growing body of evidence supports the idea that alcohol exposure early in life has lasting effects on the brain and increases…

Smartphone Addicts’ New Tactic

on March 15, 2019 by

Buy a second phone

Vaping: What Works to Help Teens Quit?

on February 23, 2019 by

There are no tested or approved methods for quitting e-cigarettes

Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against...

on February 23, 2019 by

“Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm brain development, including harmful effects on learning, memory and attention,” Schuchat said. Nicotine also primes…

Study: The Effects Of Screen Times On...

on December 25, 2018 by

60 Minutes goes inside a landmark government study of young minds to see if phones, tablets and other screens are impacting adolescent…

More U.S. Teens Are Vaping, But….

on December 18, 2018 by

More U.S. Teens Are Vaping, But Use of Opioids, Alcohol Falls

What is Tumblr?

on December 8, 2018 by

Parent and Teacher Guide (Video)

Legal Pot And Car Crashes: Yes, There...

on November 21, 2018 by

More drivers admit to using marijuana, and it is showing up more frequently among people involved in crashes,”

68% Have Quit/Taken A Break From Social...

on November 15, 2018 by

She Decided To Quit Instagram This Year. Had Also Helped Create It

Social Media Detox For Your Teen Or...

on November 13, 2018 by

How to host a social media detox for your teen or tween

Digital Media Is ‘Like Cocaine&...

on November 13, 2018 by

Some doctors refer to behaviors resulting from overexposure to digital devices as “virtual autism.”

Alarming Number Of Teens Using Sleep...

on November 12, 2018 by

Doctors Warn of Potentially Risky Results

The Dark Side Of Kids Screens Begins To...

on November 6, 2018 by

A dark consensus about screens and kids Begins To Emerge In Silicon Valley

Flashback: The Tech Industry’s War On...

on November 6, 2018 by

How psychology is being used as a weapon against children

When Kids Give Up Pot, Their Cognition...

on November 3, 2018 by

Marijuana use in adolescents is associated with reduced neurocognitive functioning, but when adolescents stop using the drug, their verbal learning and memory…

Navigating Screen Time And Device...

on September 21, 2018 by

54% of U.S. teens say they spend too much time on their cellphones, and two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen’s…

More Teens Than Ever Would Try Marijuana

on June 17, 2018 by

One in four U.S. high school seniors would try marijuana or use it more often if it was legal, and that rate,…

Are Smartphones Causing More Teen...

on May 25, 2018 by

Increases in depression and suicide appeared among teens in 2012 – the same time smartphone ownership became the norm

How To Get Your Kids Off Their Screens

on May 15, 2018 by

Excessive screen time has been linked to obesity, disturbed sleep, behavioral issues, poor social skills, and less play time (which in itself…

Pornography’s Effect On Long-Term...

on May 2, 2018 by

Married men and women who use pornography are more likely to get divorced than men and women who do not

Smartphone Use Tied To Anxiety,...

on April 18, 2018 by

Overuse of smart phones is just like any other type of substance abuse.

Kids, Smartphone Addiction…...

on April 8, 2018 by

According to a January 2018 poll of parents, 47% think their children are addicted to their smartphone device

Pressures For Perfection Pt 3

on March 30, 2018 by

Internet a ‘Lord of the Flies’: Teen suicide rise started after Instagram, Snapchat began

The Scary Truth About What’s Hurting...

on March 29, 2018 by

The increase in depression and suicide rate correlates to the iPhones being released.

Prince’s Cause Of Death…Fentanyl...

on March 27, 2018 by

For those unfamiliar, fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is said to be 50 times more powerful than heroin

Digital Life By The Minute…Values

on March 26, 2018 by

An In-Depth Look at Constant Connectivity…and What It’s Costing

The Tech Industry’s War On Kids

on March 23, 2018 by

How psychology is being used as a weapon against children

What Teenagers Are Learning From Online...

on March 16, 2018 by

…porn was their primary source for information about sex.  Adolescents watch much more pornography than their parents know

UK: Responsible Drinking By Earlier...

on March 1, 2018 by

When parents supply the drinks, teens are more than twice as likely to binge-drink or show symptoms of alcohol use disorder as…

Solution To Smartphone Addiction Is Now...

on February 23, 2018 by

Grades have gone up, and discipline problems have plummeted. Students are interacting, talking to each other, reading, kicking a ball, socializing — because…

Teen Drug Use Stable, But Marijuana Use...

on December 31, 2017 by

Nearly 40% of all 12th-graders surveyed had used some sort of illicit drug in the past year

Addicted To Technology

on December 29, 2017 by

The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid’s Tech Obsessions

Ed Sheeran Reflects On His 2 Year...

on December 29, 2017 by

“I go on it and there’s nothing but people saying mean things. One comment ruins your day.”

Smartphone Addiction Creates Imbalance...

on December 1, 2017 by

The addicted teenagers had significantly higher scores in depression, anxiety, insomnia severity and impulsivity

Iceland Knows How To Stop Teen Substance...

on November 25, 2017 by

State funding for organised sport and other clubs has increased in Iceland to give kids new ways to feel like part of…

Manage Your Family’s Screen Time…...

on November 4, 2017 by

Put down your phone and get back to your life

When “Connected” Means ...

on November 3, 2017 by

“The new 2018 Ford F-150 with SYNC Connect and available Wi-Fi means you and the family can stay connected.”

Get Inside Your Adolescent’s Brain To...

on October 20, 2017 by

To effectively counsel teens about dangers associated with substance use, think in developmental terms

Book: 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

on August 2, 2017 by

Do You Control Your Phone — Or Does Your Phone Control You?

Overdose Fatalities From Opioids Hit New...

on January 8, 2017 by

Fentanyl remains chief culprit in early 2016 data in several cities, states

Family Dinners And Their Impact Teen...

on January 7, 2017 by

Insights family engagement expert

The Drawbacks Of Constant Connectivity&...

on January 5, 2017 by

Do you ever think about the ramifications of “constant connectivity” with our devices?
Do your kids?

Parents Put Your Phone Away: An Addict&...

on January 1, 2017 by

Why Do We Get Addicted?

Mysterious Illness Tied To Marijuana Use...

on December 29, 2016 by

In states with legal weed

Hallucinogenic Plant Gains Foothold In...

on December 27, 2016 by

Powerful psychedelic brew from the Amazon to overcome addiction, depression or psychological trauma

Killer Teen Drugs

on December 22, 2016 by

Inside the DEA: A chemist’s quest to identify mystery drugs

Kids Turn Violent As Parents Battle ...

on December 20, 2016 by

NYPost

Book: Glow Kids

on December 20, 2016 by

How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-and How to Break the Trance

Internet Addiction May Signal Other...

on September 20, 2016 by

Canadian researchers say their findings could affect how psychiatrists approach people who spend a significant amount of time online​

Pediatric Group Says Doctors Should...

on September 8, 2016 by

Medical Schools Are Expanding Their Training To Help Future Dr’s Fight Opioid Abuse

52 Ways To Connect With Your Smartphone...

on September 1, 2016 by

Youtube interview: Jonathan McKee offers just the help you need to have meaningful interaction with your Smartphone Obsessed kids

Values: Kids And Screen Time

on July 19, 2016 by

A helpful-infographic

Teens Know They’re Addicted To Phones

on May 7, 2016 by

Report from Common Sense Media that involved 1,240 interviews with parents and their 12- to 18-year-old children

Half Of Teens Think They’re...

on May 6, 2016 by

50% of teens feel they are addicted to their mobile devices

Your Kid Might Be ‘Addicted’...

on May 5, 2016 by

Is that a problem?

Porn In The Digital Age

on April 27, 2016 by

New Research Reveals 10 Trends

Most Teens Who Misuse Prescription...

on March 12, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Chick-fil-A ‘Cell Phone Challenge&...

on March 2, 2016 by

“Family Challenge” and here’s how it works: Turn all family cell phones to silent and place in the cell phone coop

The Damage Of Porn

on February 26, 2016 by

More Widespread Than Teens Understand

Values: Today’s Teens Compared To...

on February 26, 2016 by

by Jonathan McKee

Nathan 12 Had Watched So Much Porn, He...

on February 17, 2016 by

We must also ask, “How do we train our kids to be pure in heart?”

Today’s Teens Are Better Than You,...

on February 16, 2016 by

Comparative data about risk-taking behavior among teenagers in every year back to 1972

Marijuana Poses Serious Consequences For...

on January 14, 2016 by

But Not Adults

Study: Teens And Substance Abuse

on January 14, 2016 by

Institute for Social Research

latest Teen Drug Use Stats Released&...

on December 28, 2015 by

Overall, 44,892 students from 382 public and private shools participated in the 2015 survey

Online Tool Reveals The Most Likely...

on December 24, 2015 by

Americans aged 45 to 54 are 170 per cent more likely to die of an opioid overdose than teenagers and those in…

High School Seniors Now Prefer Marijuana...

on December 17, 2015 by

Daily marijuana use surpassed cigarettes

Dad: Social Media Is My Drug

on December 11, 2015 by

Hurt by social media? It will happen someday. Come to rely on it as a source of comfort it will turn on…

I’m Addicted

on December 6, 2015 by

The drug is ac…

Discussion Starter: Teens Use Media 9...

on November 14, 2015 by

Discussion Starters for Student Small Groups

How To Leverage Addictive Tendencies In...

on October 8, 2015 by

Every commercial we watch taps into our appetite for immediate happiness. Our students are pushed…to feel better

Study: Family Structure Plays Role In...

on October 1, 2015 by

Over time, teens from intact families that were allowed to drink at home had the lowest levels of alcohol use and problems

Flashback 2012: Teens (Still) Getting...

on September 19, 2015 by

Since 2010, poison control..400% increase in calls related to children younger than 12 ingesting hand sanitizer

Captive Movie: Gripping Atlanta Hostage...

on September 11, 2015 by

Two broken, wounded souls navigated a risky journey about purpose, survival, faith and redemption

Family Posts Video Of Teen’s Brain...

on September 11, 2015 by

Brave teen left in wheelchair after taking ecstasy says: “This is what a tiny pill can do to you”

Dad Padlocks Daughter’s Closet...

on September 9, 2015 by

8th grader racked up $541 in charges…majority of data usage on instagram posts

Sex, Weed And MTV…

on September 1, 2015 by

what this generation is gleaning from the VMAs

Life Is Short…“Everything Is...

on August 25, 2015 by

Duggar, Fogle, and the rest of us…

Man And Daughter Pretend To Be Homeless,...

on August 11, 2015 by

Sometimes those who have less, are the ones who…

5 Scary Health Effects Of Sleep...

on August 7, 2015 by

90% of teens are sleep deprived — and the health costs could be significant

Study: Frequent Social Media Use May...

on July 30, 2015 by

Twenty-four percent of teenagers go online “almost constantly,”

Uk: Teens Are Less Likely To Have Smoked...

on July 25, 2015 by

The annual Health and Social Care Information Centre survey of 6,000 pupils aged 11 to 15

Why Is Snapchat So Addictive?

on June 29, 2015 by

Step back and remind ourselves that we own the phone, the phone does not own us

Naked Spring Break Photo Girl Tells...

on April 13, 2015 by

Photos of her, enclosed in a group of raucous male party-goers, has left authorities fearing for her life

Experts Caution Against Random Drug...

on March 30, 2015 by

Tests may also uncover traces of students’ prescription medications, which may be a violation of their privacy

Flashback: The App Addicted Teen…...

on March 23, 2015 by

The App Addicted Teen ( Infographic )

Heroin Overdose Deaths Quadrupled Since...

on March 5, 2015 by

Heroin also is leaving its usual inner-city haunts and venturing into America’s rural areas — another sign that prescription drug abusers are…

Internet Addicted Teen Cuts Hand Off

on February 25, 2015 by

As high as 14 percent of youth in China may be addicted

New Trends For Selfies

on February 25, 2015 by

Does Sharing Lead to Struggling?

E-Cig: “Toxic” Chemicals...

on January 30, 2015 by

List of carcinogens: including benzene, a component of gasoline, formaldehyde, lead and nickel. Laced with nicotine

Pope Francis: Families Should Put Aside...

on January 25, 2015 by

“The great challenge facing us today is to learn once again how to talk to one another, not simply how to generate…

Flashback: You May Be Addicted To Your...

on January 15, 2015 by

Unfortunately, addiction is not the only problem associated with Smartphones

Smartphone Separation Anxiety

on January 14, 2015 by

when separated, we experience a lessening of ‘self’ and a negative physiological state