- Mental Health
- Substance Use
- Healthy Living
Thursday February 23, 2012
12pm - 1pm
For many youth, the interent is an integral part of how they do homework, connect with friends and spend recreational time. Internet use can be educational and entertaining, but what happens when excessive internet use starts interfering with daily life? Internet overuse can be especially problematic for youth with mental health challenges. Join our panel as they discuss the nature of internet addiction and how parents can help kids make good choices online.
Dr. Susan Baer, BC Children's Hospital
Benjamin Wong, therapist, Richmond Addiction Services
Andrew's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ADD/ADHD Parenting book recommended by Benjamin Wong: Super Parenting for ADD by Hallowell and Jensen, available from Family Resource and Support Centre Library
Did you miss the teleconference? You can listen to it here:
The pinwheel series is a group of free educational events open to anyone in BC. The aim is to provide learning opportunities on key mental health and substance use topics, and host a forum where people can engage in dialogue with experts and persons with lived experience.
Pinwheel events take place on Tuesdays from 12-1pm (PST).
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