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Technology Issues, including Internet, Cellphone, Social Media Addiction

Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is an independent source of media recommendations and advice for families.
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Media Smarts
Canada’s Centre for Digital and Media Literacy, that has advice for parents and professionals about how to digital media. Funded by private corporations including Telus, CIRA, Bell, Facebook, Google, TekSavvy, Wattpad, Bell Media.
Media Smarts
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Opening the Door to Better Mental Health for Your Youth
The keys to taking care of youth mental health are to work towards building close and genuinely supportive relationships and promoting mental wellness, and to get help early should problems arise. This free guide was designed to help parents forge and strengthen those connections and support their youth's mental health.
Parters for Mental Health
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Printed materials including handouts, brochures and books, Websites including blogs, support forums
OurHealthyMinds
OurHealthyMinds is a mental health website from the Nova Scotia Health Authority. It celebrates the many ways we can be well, and honours the many ways we can experience mental illness - as an individual, a caregiver, a parent, a child or loved one.
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
ProtectChildren.ca
Numerous resources for parents, as well as for children to help protect children from being victimized by bullying, cyberbullying, and the internet.
Canadian Centre for Children Protection
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
Screen time and digital media: Advice for parents of school-aged children and teens.
Information for parents about screen time and digital media.
Audience: Public (www.ementalhealth.ca)
Resource type: Websites including blogs, support forums
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