Social Media

02.05.20 | Young Peoples Ministry, Wellness and Missions

    Social media is a huge part of our lives, including youth lives. There are benefits and challenges with social media.  Be aware of spending too much time on social media and notice if  there is any disruption with regular roles (i.e., school, friend, family member, work, etc.) so that we do not develop an addiction to social media.

    Media Viewing:

    What is social networking addiction?

    Fact Sheets/Resources:

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