#Realtalk about the impact of social media on youth

April 26, 2016

#Realtalk about the impact of social media on youth

Parents, guardians and educators are invited to attend a "real" talk about the pros and cons of teen social media use on May 5, 2016, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Centre’s Council Chambers (2001 Sherwood Drive, Sherwood Park).

The panel conversation will present different viewpoints regarding social media use while educating attendees on current trends in teen usage. The information session is geared for parents, guardians, and educators who want to learn more about supporting their youth in this area.

Register for the free session by calling Family and Community Services at 780-464-4044. More information is available online.

KEYS is a Mental Health Capacity Building Project funded by Alberta Health Services and co-led by Alberta Education. Partners involved in this event include Elk Island Public Schools, KEYS/TAB Advisory Committee, SAFFRON Centre, Strathcona County Family and Community Services, Strathcona County RCMP, Strathcona County Youth Council.

Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of almost 96,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.

 

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Contact:

Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595