Indian Prairie School District 204 is inviting you to attend our second annual Mental Health Symposium on Saturday, March 9, at Metea Valley High School from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM. The symposium will include a keynote session and panel discussion, multiple breakout sessions for teens and parents, and a community resource fair. Childcare will be provided for children ages 3 - 10.
The keynote session will be presented by Dr. Devorah Heitner, author of Growing Up in Public and Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World. Dr. Heitner's work has appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and CNN Opinion. She has a Ph.D. in Media/Technology & Society from Northwestern University and has taught at DePaul and Northwestern. Following the keynote, a panel of local experts will discuss the relevance of Dr. Heitner’s presentation in our schools and local community.