SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (WXYZ) — The Southfield Public School District is warning parents after some students were exposed to online games about self-harm and suicide.
"It has been brought to the district’s attention that students may have been exposed to self-harm/suicide games," the district said in a statement. "These online games fall under different names and are a social media phenomenon."
In response, the Southfield Public Schools released resources to help keep children safe while online learning.
- Keeping children safe online [justice.gov]
- Keeping kids safe online [usnews.com]
Below are three apps to monitor your child’s digital world:
- T-Mobile Digits (Free) – Monitor your child’s text messages
- Google Family Link (Free) – Set limits on your child’s digital world
- Bark.us (Cost) – Professional dashboard to manage your child’s world digital world
Additional direct support is also being offered through the school district for students.