Gr8fully Unplugged

“The arrival of the smartphone has radically changed every aspect of teenagers’ lives, from the nature of their social interactions to their mental health." - Jean Twenge

So what do we do?
In this space we hope to educate families about the issue and then help them find ways to gr8fully unplug, beginning with:
How to talk to Tweens and Teens about their online lives - Child Mind Institute
Create a Family Media Plan - American Academy of Pediatrics
21 apps parents should know about
Where to begin - 5 Gr8fully Unplugged quick tips for managing devices
Gr8fully Unplugged - 8 ideas for bonding as a family while your phone takes a nap
Below we 
Share National and Local Resources; 
Connect you with local events; and hope to
Inspire you with ideas and solutions from parents.
Do you have an idea to share? E-mail us the details and we may post it!
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A collaborative project of the North Coastal Council of PTAs

Made possible by a generous grant from the Mental Health Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation

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