Love your kids?  Don’t want them to become “tech junkies”?

Learn why digital devices are the new heroin and how to stop your children from becoming addicted in presentations by addiction specialist and author of Glow Kids, Dr. Nicholas Kardaras.

Dr. Kardaras will be giving public presentations on technology and health in New Zealand in November.

Please share this post with parents, prospective parents and teachers who may be interested to attend his presentations in Auckland, Hamilton and Christchurch.


Dr. Kardaras’s itinerary (and ticketing information) is below:

Monday 20 November

Auckland events:

1pm – 4 pm – Kristin School Auditorium – Session to educators – approximately 60 to 100 teachers, administration and counseling staff from schools across Auckland.  The session is scheduled for 3 hours, this will include time for breaks and hopefully will be interactive, Q&A alongside key information.

7 pm – 9 pm – Kristin School Auditorium – Keynote session to community

Tickets available from the link below:

Kristin School Masterclass – Dr. Nicholas Kardaras – Glow Kids


Wednesday 22 November

Hamilton area events

9 am – 10.30 am – Southwell School Hamilton – Session to educators – approximately 150 people

(Ticketing information for this event will be added as soon as it is available.)

7 pm – 9 pm (22 November) – St. Paul’s Collegiate School – Session to community – 400 plus people expected

Tickets available from the link below:


Thursday 23 November

Christchurch event

7 pm – 9 pm – Christ’s College, Christchurch – Session to community – 400 plus people expected

Tickets available from the link below:



Biography for Dr. Kardaras

Dr. Nicholas Kardaras is an internationally renowned speaker, one of the United States foremost addiction experts, and CEO and Chief Clinical Officer at Maui Recovery and Bridgeway Recovery in Austin, Texas. A former Clinical Professor at Stony Brook Medicine, he has also taught neuropsychology at the doctoral-level, and is the author of Glow Kids (St. Martin’s Press, 2016) and How Plato and Pythagoras Can Save Your Life (Conari, 2011). He has written for TIME Magazine, Scientific American, Psychology Today, Salon and FOX News, and has appeared on Good Morning America, the CBS Evening News, FOX & Friends, NPR, Good Day New York and in Esquire, New York Magazine and Vanity Fair. Considered one of the world’s leading expert on kids and digital addiction, he’s clinically worked with over 1,000 teens during the last 15 years and has been active in advocating that screen addiction be recognized as a clinical disorder akin to substance addiction.



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