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A Healthy Relationship with Technology

November 1, 2022

At the 2022 American Psychological Association (APA) Science Summit, NSCA member Dr. Candice Odgers joined a panel of experts to talk with moderator Soledad O’Brien about youth mental health and digital tech use.

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Social Media for Social Justice: How Young People Are Going Online to Improve the World IRL

January 20, 2021

Allyson Nesmith writes about the ways young people are using social media to channel their own challenging experiences into positive change in the world.

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Screen

August 27, 2020

Dr. Linda Wilbrecht explains how screentime may be filling some deep-seated developmental needs for adolescents, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Screen Time and Adolescent Mental Health

November 1, 2019

The question is not whether tech use is "good" or "bad," it's what factors make it positive or negative for adolescents--and how we can amplify the good parts.

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Adolescents Using Social Media to Prevent Substance Use

October 28, 2019

The Living the Example program shows why it's important to involve adolescents in promoting health and well-being, and how teen social media use can be a force for good.

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