AuthorTopic: Giving Your Child A Smartphone Is Like Giving Them A Gram Of Cocaine  (Read 499 times)

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By Mandy Froelich / Truth Theory

The world is changing at a dramatic pace. Itís shifting so fast, in fact, that the childhood you remember is vastly different than the one your own kids will experience. This is largely due to the development and saturation of technology in modern society.

While there are perks to being hyper-connected, allowing children access to their own smartphone could produce detrimental effects long-term. Itís so influential, top addiction therapist Mandy Saligari suggested in 2017 that giving your child a smartphone is like ďgiving them a gram of cocaine.Ē

Speaking at an education conference in London, the Harley Street rehab clinic specialist explained that Snapchat and Instagram can be just as dangerously addictive for teenagers as drugs and alcohol. As a result, they should be treated and regulated as such. Saligari saidscreen time is often overlooked as a potential vehicle for addiction in young people.
I know exactly what you mean. Let me tell you why youíre here. Youíre here because you know something. What you know you canít explain, but you feel it. Youíve felt it your entire life, that thereís something wrong with the world.
You donít know what it is but its there, like a splinter in your mind


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