All Kinds of News for January 11, 2017
The newest work of world renowned documentary film maker Werner Herzog addresses the prominent, permanent and sometimes dangerous influence the Internet has around the world. Herzog’s ‘Lo and Behold; Reveries of the Connected World’ (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zc1tZ8JsZvg) is a brief yet hard-hitting eye opener to the new age of technology. In this feature length documentary, many hard truths are discussed about technology and the various roles it plays in the lives of people around the world.
In addition to featuring Dr. Hilarie Cash, reSTART co-founder, it also chronicles the stories of two reSTART program participants who courageously provide valuable insight into what goes on in the lives of those battling Internet and videogaming addiction.
‘Lo and Behold’, a documentary Rotten Tomatoes gave a 93%, can be found on Netflix. After viewing this film, we hope you'll connect and share your thoughts with us about the risks and benefits of digital media use, at https://www.facebook.com/netaddictionrecovery
About reSTARTFounded in 2009, reSTART Life, LLC is the nation’s premiere program for digital technology sustainability located in the Pacific Northwest. reSTART serves adolescents and emerging adults with problematic digital technology use and co-occurring mental health conditions. Adolescents 13-17 and Young Adults 18-28 are referred by family members, wilderness therapy programs, treatment centers, Educational Consultants and Healthcare Providers who recognize the benefits of having a plan for managing digital distractions. reSTART provides innovative, evidence-based care through closely monitored programs and unique resident incentives, creating a comfortable, safe environment for people to heal and flourish. Two different programs include: a Short-Term Intensive Care Program consisting of an 8-12 week assessment and de-tech period for youth and adults, during which time individuals create a plan for healthy sustainable tech use now and in the future; a longer term 9-month staffed residential care/boarding school program for adolescents, and an independent living program for young adults embracing a limited digital lifestyle while attending college, working, or volunteering in the community.