The launch of the smartphone and increased availability of internet connections have seen a sharp rise in our dependency on technology. Its seamless integration into all aspects of lives means many are unaware of it impact on our everyday habits.
Since the rise of the smartphone we have gradually moved to an “always connected” culture increasing our exposure stress, anxiety and depression. Children are particularly vulnerable to overuse of digital devices and research suggests it can impact on their mental and physical development.
Users need clear guidelines on the causes, symptoms, and potential remedies of addiction. It is vital to educate users to improve their understanding of the impact excessive digital consumption can have on their well being.
To grow and prosper in a digital world we need to learn how to develop healthy digital habits and that is what this site is about.
This is why maintaining a positive digital material consumption is so important to our mental health and well being. Parents, Schools and businesses all have role to play in developing positive digital habit.
The Digital Wellness hub offers an online resource, where people can obtain information, seek advice on areas of digital use , potential treatment for Digital Addictions and support to ensure in case of relapse
If you are concerned about your digital use or have friend or family member that required assistance please get in contact with us or check our Digital Addiction page for free information.