Research + News | Topic: Mental Health

Teens And Screens: Limits Are Even More Critical During Remote School

Experts have long urged limits on screen time for children, but a new study says it is even more critical during pandemic remote learning. Read the article here.

Experts Say This Is What Children Need To Survive The COVID-19 Pandemic

USA TODAY spoke with experts in child development on how remote school, reduced socialization and increased screen time is affecting kids. Read the article here.

Online 24/7, But Totally Disconnected – New Findings On Teen Isolation During COVID-19

Interviews and diary entries from nearly 50 California teenagers reveal that they’re sleeping and exercising less and spending more time on social media and gaming. Read the article here.

The Coronavirus, Social Media, And Teen Mental Health

Shifting trends over the last year reveal the roots of depression among young people. Read the article here.

Teens Benefit With Less Screen Time, More Time With Sports And Art

Walking away from TV, laptops and cellphones and spending more time in sports and other extracurricular activities boosts teens’ mental health, Canadian researchers say. Read the article here.

Teens Who Spend More Time In Extracurricular Activities And Less Time In Front Of Screens Have Better Mental Health, Study Finds

Teletherapy Meets Teens Where They Live: On-Screen

New apps help teens access mental health services during the pandemic. Read the article here.

Tweens, Teens, Tech, And Mental Health: Coming Of Age In An Increasingly Digital, Uncertain, And Unequal World 2020

The latest research report from Common Sense Media. Gain access to the report here.

The Pandemic Is Raising Concerns About How Teens Use Technology. But There’s Still A Lot We Don’t Know.

A new report from Common Sense Media analyzes current research on how social media impacts teens’ mental health. Read the article here.

Compulsive Internet Use By Teens Linked To Emotional Issues

A new study has found internet addiction in teenagers leads to difficulty regulating emotions. Read the article here.