• 37% of adults + 
60% of teens admit they are 'highly addicted' to their devices

    Our relationship with technology has become unhealthy. What can we do?

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CENTRE FOR TECHNOLOGY AWARENESS

PROMOTING HEALTHY CONNECTIONS WITH TECHNOLOGY

Awareness

Awareness

Information and resources to help understand and improve our relationship with technology

Educational Programmes

Educational Programmes

Courses developed by mental health care professionals for school age children and teens

Corporate Consulting

Corporate Consulting

Workshops for companies wanting to implement positive change in their business culture

 

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Solutions

Solutions

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BigFishGames.com

2014

15% of gamers have broken up with a partner over the amount of time they spend gaming.

eMarketer.com

2013

The average adult spends over 12 hours a day on media.

IDC

March 2013

74% of 18 to 24-year-olds grab their phones immediately upon waking up; 89% within the first 15 minutes of the day

Ko, C. et al.

2009

The regions of the brain activated in gaming addicts appear to be the same as those associated with substance abuse.

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

2014

Texting makes drivers 23 times more likely to crash.

Ditch the Label

2013

69% of young people have been victims of cyberbullying.

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