Screen Smarts

Summer break brings many opportunities for fun — and new challenges in creating safe, healthy practices around video games and screen time.  

We’ve developed a list of School’s Out, Controller tips on how parents and caregivers can broach these discussions and set limits:

The Massachusetts Council on Gaming and Health is also in the process of developing a customizable toolkit for school for educators and parents to address excessive gaming. Materials are forthcoming. If you would like to learn more, email Director of Programs and Services Odessa Dwarika at