There is, however, an immediate rescue available.
A DURATION OF RECREATIONAL SCREEN ABSTINENCE
Why Four Weeks detox is necessary – a family’s story
Within hours, children become restless
Soon thereafter irritability may ensue
For the first week they may be climbing the walls.
These are symptoms of withdrawal from an addiction
(World Health Organization)
Successful Intervention require a committed family and coach
- It requires parents willing to diminish their own screen time
- It requires a child to be prepared, respected, and educated
- It requires the availability of a variety of non-screen activities
Returning to screens as a privilege, not as a right, you may find a calmer child – more pleasant, motivated, and socially engaged.