Mental Health

With concerns mounting over the impact of media and technology on well-being, parents want to make sure kids are interacting in positive ways. But when kids disappear into their devices, it's hard to tell whether or not there's cause for concern. Common Sense's research on kids and mental health gives parents and caregivers some insight into the relationship between well-being and media use. Families also can get practical advice on how to help kids balance the risks and rewards of their online lives. Learn more about keeping media and tech use healthy and positive, identifying mental health red flags, and knowing when it might be time to step in.