Five Reasons Why Screen-Free Week is Essential for Kids and Families

Five Reasons Why Screen-Free Week is Essential for Kids and Families By Melanie Hempe, BSN, Founder of ScreenStrong “I saw my 9-year-old daughter laying on the floor, just day dreaming. I immediately thought, ‘Oh no, she is bored, maybe she could…’ then I stopped myself and just let her lay there. She wasn’t bored, just…

The New Face of Addiction: Ten Signs Someone you Love is Addicted

Written by guest expert in process addiciton and certified counselor, Erik Goldfield Decades ago, addiction was viewed as an individual affliction; there’s something inherently wrong with this individual, he/she has weak morals.  This, in turn, conjured up images of destitute heroin users and alcoholics lurking in the shadows and selfishly endangering their families and loved…

ABC 20/20’s Digital Addiction: Watch Here!

This week, ABC News 20/20 aired the story we contributed to over the past year called, Digital Addiction.  One of our advisory doctors and authors, Victoria Dunckley, MD, participated with the production and her segment was aired on Good Morning America summarizing the progress of one family as they successfully detoxed their two young children from their screens.…