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Dr. Christy Kane on her upcoming mental health discussions in partnership with Summit County Health and local schools

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Dr. Christy Kane, who specializes in youth mental health, joins the show to talk about several upcoming talks in the Park City area.

Dr. Christy Kane will present a series of talks for parents and teens highlighting the social and mental health impacts of "living in the digital world" on developing brains. She will touch on issues related to cyber bullying, social media, and tips for healthy use of digital devices and building resiliency in this post-Covid digital age. Dr. Kane's presentations will take place:

  • Tuesday, Sept 13 at Ecker Hill Middle School, 2465 Kilby Rd (5:30 pm)
  • Wednesday, Sept 21 at North Summit High School, 111 E. 100 South, Coalville (7:00 pm)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 5 at South Summit High School, 45 S 300 East, Kamas (Time TBD)
  • Monday, Oct. 24 at Park City High School, 1750 Kearns Blvd. (6:30 pm)

These events are free and open to the public, and are hosted by the Summit County Health Department Prevention Team and local school districts.

You can find Dr. Kane's 2019 TEDxYouth@ParkCity talk here.

Lynn Ware Peek is a long-time contributor to KPCW. She joined the station in 2008 with Tales from the Wasatch Back, was a reporter from 2012 to 2016, and co-hosts and produces two of KPCW’s Public Affairs Hour shows, The Mountain Life, on health and lifestyle, on Wednesdays and Cool Science Radio, tackling science and technology every Thursday.