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Catskill Regional Medical Center to Host Film “Screenagers”

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Catskill Regional Medical Center will host the film “Screenagers” during Screen Free Week (April 29 – May 1). The film will be shown at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at SUNY Sullivan’s Seelig Theater located at 112 College Road in Loch Sheldrake, NY. Registration is required.

To register, visit www.bit.ly/ScreenagersSullivan.  We encourage parents and their teenagers to attend together, if possible. 

“Screenagers” is an award-winning film that shares a look into family life and shows struggles often faced over social media, video games and academics. The film offers solutions on how to help kids navigate the digital world. Screen time crosses into all aspects of kids’ lives. In addition the film, the event will feature community organizations that will offer screen free activities.

A  panel discussion at the end of the film  will feature experts including Dr. David Morcos, Primary Care Physician from Catskill Regional Medical Group; Barbi Neumann-Marty, Senior Unit Director, Boys & Girls Clubs of Sullivan and Northern Orange County; Jill Hubert-Simon, Public Health Educator, Public Health Services of Sullivan County; and Lesia Snihura, Director, Youth Bureau of Sullivan County. The discussions will focus on health figures and statistics, screen time limitations, suggested activities and much more.

During Screen Free Week, communities around the United States unplug from digital entertainment and spend free time playing, reading, creating, exploring and connecting with family and friends. For more ideas on how to go screen free, visit www.screenfree.org.

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