Medical Expert Q&A on The Mental Health Effects of Social Media, Smart Phones and Gaming

2 Days. 2 Events. Countless Solutions.
Families Managing Media (FMM) is partnering with AHEC to announce the first-of-its-kind continuing education accredited event in Charlotte, NC. Five medical experts from around the country will convene in Charlotte, NC in May to discuss the current medical research on screen overuse in childhood and how we can prevent screen addiction. Medical professionals, teachers and parents are invited to come learn how to prevent digital addictions and reclaim children who have become addicted to video games or social media.
Thursday, May 16: Parent Preview Night
The conference is divided into two events. It begins Thursday, May 16 with a preview night featuring brief talks from three experts, followed by a question-and-answer session. This ticketed event, “Kids & Screens: Preventing Digital Addiction,” will provide a taste of the topics that will be explored in great depth during the all-day conference on Friday. The preview night will be at Pineville United Methodist Church in Pineville, NC, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.  Register here.   (   )
Friday, May 17: Kids & Screens: Causes and Cures for Digital Addiction
Medical professionals, doctors, nurses, counselors, teachers, youth workers, and anyone who influences children are invited to attend. Professionals will receive continuing education credit through AHEC in Charlotte for participating. This seminar is also for parents who want to get ahead of the learning curve on issues related to kids and screens. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Charlotte Hotel 555 S. McDowell Street, Charlotte, NC 28204 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Registration and agenda found here . ( )
Special discount for teachers, $125. Please email Olivia at to receive registration code.