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Breaking Free: Unmasking the Mind Control of Modern Technology on Today’s Youth

On any given day, John Mopper, licensed psychotherapist and owner of Blueprint Mental Health, spends anywhere from six to eight hours in deep conversation with teenagers, young adults, and their parents. Since 2020, he has seen some pretty significant trends emerging. His clients seem to fall into two different categories on opposite ends of the spectrum.

On one hand, there is a group of his clients that are being constantly flooded by artificial hits of pleasure, conditioning them to only move towards what feels good in the moment and away from anything that is difficult or uncomfortable. This leads them to feeling unfulfilled, lacking joy, and unable to progress in life.

On the other hand, there is a group of clients that are academically motivated, pushing through honors and AP classes but driven by only stress and anxiety.

At the end of the day, neither of these two groups are happy or fulfilled.

About the Talk: In this talk, which has already been very well received by the students of Ridge High School, John addresses the unseen¬† pressures and mind control mechanisms exerted by today’s technology-driven world. He explores how these forces influence teenagers’ mental health, their ability to handle schoolwork, social interactions, and their overall wellbeing.

John’s unique insights stem from his extensive experience working directly with teens, providing a deep understanding of the challenges they face in the digital age. He also addresses how these same mechanisms impact the parents of these students and how they go about parenting their kids.

Who Should Watch: This video is a must-watch for students, parents, educators, and anyone interested in the psychological health of young people. It’s particularly insightful for those looking to understand the deeper effects of constant digital connectivity and social media usage.

Key Points Covered: The psychological ‘experiment’ of modern digital life. Real-life impacts of technology on motivation and mental health. Strategies for teens to overcome these challenges and improve their mental resilience.

The pricing for the presentation is as follows:

1st Assembly – $1500

2nd Assembly – $750

Additional Assemblies – $500

Additional Evening Assembly for Parents – $1000

This presentation is highly recommended for parents and educators as well. There is also an option to have the presentation professionally video recorded and edited and can be licensed for use for 1 year following the presentation.

If you are interested in booking a presentation for your school or organization, please email John directly at


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