7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
West Suburban YMCA, 276 Church Street, Newton
This free workshop for teens will be presented by staff from the Multi-Service Eating~Disorders Association. We will~explore the messages embedded in today’s media-saturated world and encourage participants to use critical thinking skills when confronted with such images.~The workshop~explores how the media messages we see and hear every day can potentially impact body image and what we can do to maintain a positive body image and sense of self in the face of these messages. We will look at specific examples of media images and apply critical media literacy skills to them as well as discuss strategies for developing healthy habits and positive body image. Free to all Newton Teens!~ For more information contact susan_linn@newton.k12.ma.us.  More information available at The Newton Partnership website.