Growing Up Digital Stressed Students

In this Nov. 1, 2018, photo, Laurel Foster, among teens involved in Stanford University research testing whether smartphones can be used to help detect depression and potential self-harm, holds her phone in San Francisco. A growing number of teachers, parents, medical professionals and researchers are convinced that smartphones are now playing a major role in accelerating student anxiety, a trend so pervasive that a National Education Association newsletter labelled anxiety a "mental health tsunami."

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