Growing up online: the detrimental impact on children

by: Mitch Stewart As the pandemic continues to keep us locked down, what’s the harm in a little extra screen time? “Just like using substances, it activates that same reward section in your brain,” said Sheri Ongena, a Registered Social Worker with Family Counselling and Support Services in Guelph, Ontario. “You literally become addicted to being on screens.” Ongena also has her own therapy practice, and her experience has taught her that many issues in younger people are often related to screen use. The World Health Organization recommends that kids under two should not have any screen time, and kids

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