Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience
Thursday, May 6, 2021; 6:30 p.m. - 8:00p.m. CST
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Join us to raise awareness about the importance of children’s mental health in observance of National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. This documentary and Q&A by a panel of area experts will reinforce that a positive mindset is essential to a child’s healthy development.
Following the success of her first documentary in 2016, filmmaker and physician Dr. Delaney Ruston takes the conversation around screens and teens to the next level. Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience examines the science behind teen’s emotional challenges, the interplay of social media, and most importantly, what can be done in our schools and homes to help them build crucial skills to navigate stress, anxiety, and depression in our digital age.
Interwoven into the stories are surprising insights from brain researchers, psychologists and thought leaders that reveal evidence-based ways to support mental wellness among our youth.
Following the documentary screening, a panel of local specialists from law enforcement and the medical field will discuss the film and address questions. The 63-minute film is appropriate for 6th grade students and older.