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Supporting the Physical & Academic Success of our Youth

December 9, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Supporting the Physical and Academic Success of our Youth: Protective Factors, Underage Drinking and the Role of Social Media

featuring Nick Thompson, host of the Perspective for Parents podcast

Tentative topics

• Risk and protective factors
• The importance of parents and trusted adults in the lives of young adults
• Awareness of underage drinking use
• Cognitive and physical implications of underage alcohol use (brain science)
• The importance of modeling the behavior you hope to achieve
• The impact of social/digital media impact on teen decisions and wellbeing (stress, anxiety, and depression)
• Resources and tools that parents and trusted adults can leverage to create stronger connections and conversations with teenagers in their lives


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Registration is required and will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Dinner will be provided.


This event is a part of our Parent & Trusted Adult Series and is intended for:

• Parents, grandparents, and guardians
• Teachers, school administrators, and school staff
• Other professionals, mentors, volunteers, and community members who care about young people


For more information, please contact Bridget Beatty, [email protected] • (303) 468-6862


Sponsored by:

St. Andrew Wellbeing Initiative, Douglas County Healthy Youth Coalition, and Denver Springs


December 9, 2021
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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St Andrew UMC
9203 South University Blvd
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126 United States
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