This talk I give is addressing the use of technology and correlating isolation and addiction rising both in teens and adults.
Connecting Teens for a Thriving Future
Excessive use of technology by teens–as much as 8 hours per day–is taking its toll on youth, families, and whole communities. Connection–not isolation–is what teens need most at this age, and this is becoming a lost art. And it’s not just teens that complain about isolation and need human/nature connection. According to recent research, adults are reporting this in record numbers, too.
Listen in here: free call playback.
We will share:
- A whole systems approach for families to connect to self, others and nature
- Strategies for parents that build teen capacity for real time connection
- How nature connection can cultivate leadership skills, resilience and grit
- How Merrohawke is working to address these top difficulties facing teens today