Part 4: Technology and Suicide

Is technology good or bad? Ask ten people that question, and you’ll get fourteen different opinions. It’s a complicated issue, and it’s hard to keep pace with all the new and changing aspects of our technologically infused lifestyles.

Regardless of your personal opinions, there’s a strong correlation between how technology is used and suicide. In this section, we look briefly at three larger categories: social media, sexting, and the overexposure to traumatic images.

In this section:

Social Media

Understanding the Dangers & Setting the Boundaries for Your Child’s Social Media Use

Sexting

Understanding the Connection Between Sexting & Suicidal Thoughts

Overexposure to Traumatic Images

Exploring the Visual Trauma That Can Be Caused by Images

Responding to Technology Issues

Parents Can Help Their Kids Reclaim Control

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