The physical, psychological, social and neurological adverse consequences are well documented. Physical risk includes obesity, high blood pressure, impaired vision, increased risk of depression and suicidal tendencies due to poor sleep, increased anti-social behaviour, decreased prosocial behaviour and decreases in social coping.
Going Beyond Results works with 14 to 18-year-old students who display a tendency for screen time obsession. The program blends conscious strategies and strategies that address the subconscious mind.
The GBR program breaks the addiction /obsession and embed new tools, attitudes, skills and knowledge that will serve in the present and into the future.
External controls put in place by parents is a solution but these do not develop self-control. When the teenager is away from home (move out of home or away for study / work) how will they respond when the control measures aren’t present?