When I talk to people, this subject often comes up. Mental illness in teens is on the rise.
Why? Here are some of the reasons I think it’s gotten worse.
1. Lack of Connection
As technology has improved, our lives have gotten busier as a result of easier access. We tend to pack in more than is humanly possible and in trying to get more out of life, we are getting less. It’s always on to the next thing.
Social media and technology have also made us more more “silo-ed” and less social. It’s not as common to see kids jumping … Read more...