November 28, 2023 ︱ 6:30 p.m.
In-Person at The Savings Bank Theater, Wakefield Memorial High School
The final fall event will be an in-person presentation on Tuesday, November 28. Attendees will watch Screenagers Under the Influence: Addressing Vaping, Drugs, and Alcohol in the Digital Age, which delves into how the tech revolution has reshaped adolescence and its effects on substance use. The forty-minute film debunks myths and depicts strategies parents can use to encourage healthy decision-making, support teen mental health, set limits, and create healthy home environments.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A panel discussion comprised of faculty from the student-support services teams at the Galvin Middle School and Wakefield Memorial High School, Wakefield’s Recovery Coordinator, and Wakefield Public Schools alumnae. Resources on mental health, substance-use prevention, and social media will be available.
This session is aimed at caregivers of students aged 10 and over, though all are welcome. It will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. in The Savings Bank Theater at Wakefield Memorial High School.
*In conjunction with this parent presentation, during the week of December 6th, all WMHS students will view the Chris Herren film "The First Day," which will be followed by an advisory period.