9.26.19 Leveraging Social Media and Mental Health


Leveraging Social Media and Mental Health

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Program runs from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Glenbrook South High School

4000 West Lake Avenue

Glenview, IL 60026


Program will be held in the “Lyceum”


The number of young adults on their devices and the implications for their mental health has been concerning to staff and families.  This presentation will discuss the risks and benefits of social media use, the effects on the adolescent brain, and strategies to aid students, families, and staff, in preparing for increased independence and engagement as they transition to the adult world. 


Brandon DeJong, PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Supervisor

Rogers Behavioral Health

Brandon DeJong, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and clinical supervisor at Rogers Behavioral Health in Hinsdale. Dr. DeJong trains and supervises behavioral specialists and therapists who work in partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient levels of care. His clinical focus is on treating anxiety disorders. Dr. DeJong has presented at ADAA and frequently in his community on the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety and OC-spectrum disorders.

Dr. DeJong earned his Bachelor of Science in biopsychology and cognitive science from the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor. He then received his Master of Science in clinical psychology from the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, where he also earned his PhD in clinical psychology. Dr. DeJong completed his psychology residency in the adult and chemical dependency programs at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital.

Dr. DeJong is a member of the American Psychological Association.

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