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On February 7, 2007, Dr. Michael Rich
, Director of CMCH, will speak to faculty and parents in Marblehead, MA and surrounding areas about raising kids in a media-saturated world in a talked titled
“Keeping Teens Healthy and Safe in the Information Age.”
During the two days surrounding Dr. Rich’s talk, Dr. David Bickham
and Brandy King
will present workshops about body image and the media to students in local schools.
These talks are organized and sponsored by a group called TeamUp! Marblehead, aimed toward addressing current teen issues with all 3 levels of the community at once:
parents, faculty, and the students themselves. This year’s slate of programs includes 7 speakers on such topics as substance use, youth sports, media use, and social cruelty.