Educators & Other Professionals Supporting Children

Building resiliency and healthy behaviors

Professional Training sessionMedia has a significant impact on our youth’s health, behavior, social interactions and academic success . Learn how to teach children what they need to know about media so they can make healthy choices.

Children gain amazing benefits from interacting with media but they need to be aware of the potential negative effects from:

violent and inappropriate media

use interfering with sleep, studying or concentration

online bullying affecting mood and behavior

content impacting self-esteem

influences on behaviors: unhealthy eating, substance use and risky sexual behavior

Results of our media education

In 2016, Media Power Youth was recognized by being listed on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (NREPP).

Additionally, Media Power Youth received the New Hampshire 2016 Nonprofit Impact Award for our achievement in empowering youth to lead safe, healthy lives through smart use of media.