'Screenagers' : What sort of kids are we raising in this digital age?
When Should Kids Get Their First Smart Phone?
WGCU NPR News
“Is there such a thing as a ‘right time’ to give a child their own smartphone,” or just “how much screen time is appropriate” for young people?
At Medford High, teens talk about being hung up on phones
Recently, Medford High held a weeklong event called Screenagers Week, named for the documentary created by Seattle physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston.
Reining in your 'screenager' requires family commitment
South China Morning Post
Why filmmaker Delaney Ruston turned her concern about teens glued to their screens into a funny, poignant documentary
The Sydney Morning Herald
The documentary Screenagers shows how to overcome our obsession with screens
National Council for Behavioral Health
Dr. Delaney Ruston: A physician and filmmaker’s journey to expose global mental health
Out of Hiding. Documentary filmmaker and physician Dr. Delaney Ruston traveled the world working on "Hidden Pictures", her chronicle of how different cultures deal with mental illness
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Documenting a troubled mind: Movie helps filmmaker forge connection with mentally ill father
Filmmaker reconnects with father in documentary
San Francisco Chronicle
Movie explores how screen-time can harm kids
Devices turning our teenagers into screenagers
Google, Microsoft, and other corporate giants are quietly showing a movie about teen internet addiction
New film ‘Screenagers’ reveals negative impact of screen time on kids, offers direction for parents
How to help keep teens off their smartphones
Ruston has produced a thoughtful documentary with any number of its topics suitable for further exploration. It is worthy of some screen time for parents and teenagers alike.
New York Post
New documentary shows ‘biggest parenting problem of our time’
The Washington Post
This dark side of the internet is costing young people their jobs and social lives
Teenage Mutant Screenagers
Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller
How Screen Time Affects Teen Brains