iPARENTS and the IMPACT of TECH
by Tim Barley
Professional Speaker and Family Advocate
This video will help you understand the overwhelming amount of pressure our children are under due to technology and availability of information. These new trends are causing significantly increased risks of stress, anxiety, sleep disorders and mental health conditions. Rates of teen depression and suicide have skyrocketed since 2011. Studies from the American Medical Association show how these behaviors are linked to smart phones and technology, specifically social media and gaming. This ED talk will encourage you and equip you with tools to become an iParent (Informed Parent) creating strategies that will cultivate a healthy tech environment for your family.