The term of mental health is particularly connected to physical health and illness. Mental health is an important aspect in achieving overall health. Childhood life is an important period in the process of human development, the human development and growth in this period could determine children development in the next period. The rapid development of technology in this era could result in growth and development acceleration. Therefore it could impact to children development in both side, positive and negative, such as children's moral development and children's mental development. This study applied a quantitative approach with a correlation study research design in analyzing data. The populations in this study were students at grades 5 to 6 at SDN 2 and SDN 5 Kabila, Bone Bolango District, Gorontalo Province. From those populations, this study took 111 students as its sample and the data collected was processed by applying SPSS. The results of this study showed that the results of the Chi-Square statistical test resulted in a P-Value of 0.000. The P-Value <0.05, then Ho was rejected and Ha was accepted. It means that there was a relationship between the intensity of using gadget and the mental health of students at SDN 2 and 5 Kabila, Bone Bolango Regency, Gorontalo Province. At the result, it can be concluded that there was relationship between the intensity of gadget use and the mental health of the students at SDN 2 and SDN 5 Kabila, Bone Bolango Regency, Gorontalo Province.