Meet the Director of "SCREENAGERS" and Physician

Dr. Delaney Ruston: Growing Up in the Digital Age

Tuesday, May 22, 7 p.m. at the Bainbridge High School Commons

This is a past event.

Join Dr. Ruston to hear her share current research and humorous stories, often from her own parenting struggles, that illustrate key solutions for better tech balance.


She will also share effective tools derived from her 20 years of experience as a physician focused on behavior change.

Just as "Screenagers" appeals to both youth and adults, Delaney’s presentations do the same. Ruston’s lectures entertainingly weave together personal stories, science, and practical takeaways.


Recommended for adults and youth, ages 10 & up.
Space is limited!


Parents of children of ALL AGES will benefit from this presentation complete with a Q & A session.

It is never too early to learn how to foster digital media literacy and avoid harmful effects of excessive screen time. Be sure to bring your questions!

  • Learn more about the event from the latest BCB podcast:

  • Read the Bainbridge Island Review article

  • Read the Kitsap Sun interview with Dr. Ruston


Try these solutions for tech time balance and join Dr. Ruston to discuss them, and learn more: 

Delaney Ruston is a filmmaker, Stanford trained physician and international speaker who makes documentaries to foster social change. She is the creator of the award-winning film, Screenagers, about raising successful youth in the digital age. Over 2 million people have come out to public screenings in over 50 countries thus far.

As a known expert on this topic, Delaney is invited to speak at Google, The Aspen Institute, conferences, schools, and others, and her views are often in the press, such as Good Morning America, NPR, New York Times and many others. Examples of other films include Unlisted: A Story of Schizophrenia, about her father and Hidden Pictures about global mental health. 

Ruston has partnered with groups such as the World Health Organization in creating advocacy campaigns and has won several awards for her efforts. A Fulbright Scholar and former researcher in Bioethics and Communication, Dr. Ruston has been faculty at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle and at Stony Brook School of Medicine in New York. Along with filmmaking Delaney currently provides medical care to the underserved and homeless, which she has done for over a decade.

This event is possible thanks to the support from the Bainbridge Community Foundation and  One Call for All donations made in support of Raising Resilience.