Today Tonight segment “Internet Addiction”

Jill Sweatman interviewed on Today Tonight Jan 2019

Today Tonight airs another report on the seriousness of internet addiction among teens, featuring commentary from Jill on the impacts to children’s brains and on safety.

Jill leads an educational Facebook group, My Positive Technology, for parents, educators as well as medical and psychology professionals. You can request to join.

60 Minutes “Won’t Stop, Can’t Stop. Out of Left Field”

Tara Brown presenting "Won't Stop Can't Stop"Deep public opinion is heightening about this most concerning phenomenon. We are only just scratching the tip of the iceberg and the full ramifications of the fragmentation in the family home and disruption to academic learning we are yet to see and feel.

After viewing this 60 Minutes segment, will parents be courageous enough to make the necessary changes to prevent their children being part of the many thousands of children addicted to this game, Fortnite, and others across the globe?

60 Minutes “The kids who don’t leave their rooms.”

Child holding a gaming console in bedAn important health warning for all parents. What’s really happening inside these young minds?

On the eve of 60 Minutes going to air there were over 464,000 views and in excess of 2,400 comments on their Facebook page.

60 Minutes Health Warning
As a board member for the Network for Internet Investigation and Research Australia, Jill was invited to participate in 60 Minutes’ feature on the rise of gaming addiction in children
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Parents slammed for not stopping kid’s Fortnite addiction, by Stephanie Bedo. September 3, 2018

Parents of teens who haven’t gone to school for as long as two years because of their gaming addictions have been slammed for their efforts to stop the problem behavior.

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