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Using technology to support young people’s mental health - a free seminar for parents

  • Geraldton Multipurpose Centre (function room) 254 Marine Terrace, Geraldton, WA 6530 (map)

A presentation for parents and teachers by 2016-17 Thinker in Residence Professor Jane Burns.

New and emerging technologies and social media platforms have huge potential to help young people stay mentally healthy and address challenges they experience to their mental wellbeing. 
Professor Burns will outline approaches that encourage young people to safely engage in an online world, as well as examples of technologies and apps that enable young people to access mental health support when and where they need it.
The Manager of headspace Geraldton will also give a short presentation. 

On Wednesday 15 March 2017, 6pm arrival for 6.30pm start (some nibbles provided). Estimated finish time is 8pm.

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