A Strategy to Treat Big Tech Like Big Tobacco
The Daily podcast, November 15, 2023
A historic set of new lawsuits, filed by more than three dozen states, accuses Meta, the country’s largest social media company, of illegally luring children onto its platforms and hooking them on its products. Natasha Singer, who covers technology, business and society for The New York Times, has been reviewing the states’ evidence and trying to understand the long-term strategy behind these lawsuits.
Severna Park High School Counseling Center: Virtual Calming Room
There are many ways for teens to practice self-care. Sometimes all that is needed is a simple reminder to pause and take a few moments for oneself. We were delighted to see the Virtual Calming Room on Severna Park High School’s counseling web site. You can click on each picture or item to reveal a new mental health self-care resource such as a mini yoga class, meditative art, reminders of kindness and acceptance, and peer support and counseling opportunities.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.