Recently, the topic of internet addiction has been getting a lot of media attention as it has officially been classified as a mental disorder among many mental health professionals. Internet addicts cut fairly evenly across the population.
Donâ€™t follow your dreams. Lead them. – Zuhaeb Hassan, 17, Frank Hurt Secondary School
Five years ago, I was 15 years old and probably more overweight than I am now. At that age, I worried about nothing more than my friends, school, extracurriculars, and who was booting for me on the weekend.Â Not once did it cross my mind that there was a life beyond my bubble,
Youth who are fortunate enough to grow up with and have access to computers and the Internet have a space to generate their own content, and not just continue to be consumers of it. They can be producers. The Internet contributes to our participatory media system, one that the youth definitely have a voice in.