Description: New media being used by young people today isn’t limited to Facebook – more and more young people own cellphones and smartphones, and texting and mobile applications are now popular ways youth communicate and get information. This session will give an overview of how widespread mobile technologies have become, and provide examples of how these new media can be harnessed for youth suicide prevention. Guest speakers from the Nevada and the Ohio State University grant programs, as well as from the NW Portland Area Indian Health Board, will share their experiences using texting and mobile applications as part of their broader suicide prevention efforts. Who should attend: This webinar is open to all current State, Tribal, and Campus GLS Grantees, as well as any current subgrantees, who are interested in using mobile technologies as part of their programs. Objectives: Participants will:Learn about the prevalence of new and mobile technologies among youth;Understand different possible uses of new and mobile technologies for suicide prevention; andIdentify ways they can incorporate new technologies to support their own program objectives.
Description: New media being used by young people today isn’t limited to Facebook – more and more young people own cellphones and smartphones, and texting and mobile applications are now popular ways youth communicate...
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