Engaging Young People: Social Media, Mental Health, and Identity


Saturday at 11:30am


Level 2, Room 14


Amy Deutscher


Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries

Seminar Description:

Increasingly, young people report self-diagnosing on social media with mental health labels that powerfully shape how they view themselves. Amy and Dan discuss the impacts of social media and the importance of person-first language that places people, made in the image of God, before a diagnosis.

Speaker's Biography:

Amy is the Youth Resource Developer at Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries. She has a passion for seeing young people thrive and has been working alongside them voluntarily and in paid positions for close to 15 years! She has degrees in psychology, counselling, and theology.