Learning Healthy Relationships with Smartphones and Social Media

Program Contact

Annie Margaret

Instructor

annie@colorado.edu

563.542.3668

This digital wellness summer program provides 12-18 year olds with the knowledge, tools, and skills to develop healthy and empowered relationships with smartphones and social media.

Teen participants will:

  • Become leaders of the digital wellness movement!

  • Recognize how social media positively and negatively impacts their emotions and mental health

  • Learn the cognitive science and psychology behind the addictive design of these platforms (Spoiler: social media companies do NOT care about you!)

  • Reflect on their own experiences with social media (time spent, joys, costs)

  • Create friendships and build community focused on the socially and emotionally intelligent use of social media

When: June 28 & 30, 2022, and multiple offerings (dates TBD) during summer 2023

Where: ATLAS Roser Center, CU Boulder Campus

Who: 12-18 year olds from the greater Denver/Boulder area

Apply Here: https://www.anniemargaret.com/impact

 

 

  • Digital Wellness Summer Program Pilot

    Location

    on campus

    Roser ATLAS Center

    Dates

    6/28/2022 - 6/30/2022

    Public or Private

    Private Program (by request only or for a specific audience or group)

    Program Fee

    Yes

    Additional Info

    9:00am-4:00pm June 28 and 30, 2022
    Roser ATLAS Center
    https://www.anniemargaret.com/impact

Sponsoring Units

  • College of Engineering & Applied Science

  • Technology, Arts and Media (TAM) Program

Program Partners

  • ATLAS Institute, Creative Technology & Design
  • Lisa Michael, Dawson Summer Initiative
  • Girls Inc, Denver
  • Forward Together, Colorado

Audiences Served

  • Children & Youth (outside school)
  • Historically Excluded/Marginalized/Non-dominant Group(s)
  • LGBTQ+
  • People Who Identify As Women, Girls, and/or Females
  • Students - High School
  • Students - Middle School