TEAM UP: The Dangers of Social Media

Magnolia ISD will host the next TEAM UP (Together Educating All Magnolia ISD) Parent Engagement night in partnership with Yes to Youth-Montgomery County Youth Services (MCYS) on the Dangers of Social Media on Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Magnolia Event Center.

Social media sites and apps such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, Ask.fm are being used by over 75% of teens ages 13-17. Through this workshop, parents will learn which social media sites and apps children are using and how you can protect them. Basic internet safety tips include how to minimize the risks of cyberbullying, exposure to inappropriate material, sexting and online predators.

Yes to Youth - MCYS is a private, not-for-profit counseling agency committed to providing quality social service programs to children and families in crisis throughout Montgomery County.

With offices in Conroe, The Woodlands, Magnolia, and New Caney, Yes to Youth - MCYS has been servicing Montgomery County since 1979, continuously working to help improve young lives.

For more information about Yes to Youth - MCYS, please call 936-756-8682 or visit www.youthmc.org.

Save the date for these upcoming sessions this semester:

February 27:  Drugs, Alcohol, Vaping presented by Hidden in Plain Sight -- walk through a mock teen's bedroom to learn the current drug trends and how teens can hide drugs, vaping materials, and alcohol

April 11:  Depression and Anxiety presented by Yes to Youth