Some Suggested Articles on Teen Anxiety

Several members of Newton South’s History and Social Science Department have been discussing student screen time on their phones and the possible correlation with the rise of anxiety and depression they have been observing over the past few years. Veteran department member Bob Parlin suggested that the parent community might be interested in reading the following articles from NPR’s website and the New York Times Magazine:

 How Smartphones are Making Kids Unhappy

Why Are More Teenagers than Ever Suffering from Severe Anxiety?