Delaney Ruston MD (who returns to GPS next year to premier her new documentary Thrive in October 2019) director of the documentary Screenagers (GPS May 2017) shares this thought:
"There is no question in my mind that, on average, the most challenging years to parent around screen time is in middle school. It can take a caregiver on a brutal emotional rollercoaster ride".
All parents (and their students) are encouraged to check out a new GPS resource Take 5 - for students -mentioned recently in the Glenbard News. Below is a link to a 5 minute video for teens and one for their parents showcasing our most recent GPS presenter Dr Jill Walsh titled, The Good, the Bad and the Confusing: The Teen Social Media Landscape.