MCHS: "Screenagers Under The Influence" Documentary Film Showing

Screenagers Under The Influence: Addressing Vaping, Drugs, and Alcohol in the Digital Age
MCHS: "Screenagers Under The Influence" Documentary Film Showing
11/30/2023, 6:30 PM 8:00 PM
Mira Costa High School, 1401 Artesia Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) and South Bay Families Connected are partnering with Hermosa Beach City School District and Manhattan Beach Unified School District to host community showings of the documentary, "Screenagers Under the Influence," a film that delves into how the tech revolution has reshaped adolescence and its effects on substance use.

Students and families are invited to attend an informative and entertaining film experience that focuses on practical solutions for keeping teens safe in a changing world. The film debunks myths and depicts strategies parents and schools can use to encourage healthy decision-making, support teen mental health, set limits, and create healthy home environments. The film also includes many ways young people are using their wisdom and strength to help each other and themselves through this complicated terrain around substance use.

Attendees will have the opportunity to take home a tree Narcan common brand name of naloxone) kit. Naloxone is a life-saving opioid reversal medication when administered immediately after a potential opioid overdose. BCHD's supply of naloxone is provided by the California Department of Health Care Services' Naloxone Distribution Project.

Available Showings:

Thursday, November 30, 2023 - at Mira Costa High School - 6:30-8:00 PM; Doors open at 6 PM

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 - at Hermosa Valley School - 6:00-7:30 PM, Doors Open at 5:30 PM

South Bay students and families are welcome to attend any showing.

Register to attend online at Space is limited, so secure your spot today!

Questions? Email Nicole Lunde

Learn more and watch trailer, visit here.

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