WHO:   The Community Parent Center, the Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District, The Bellmore-Merrick Community Coalition, Senator John Brooks, Assemblyman David McDonough, Legislator Tom McKevitt, Legislator Steve Rhoads, Bellmore UFSD, N. Bellmore UFSD, Merrick UFSD and N. Merrick UFSD
 
WHAT:  “Are Our Teens Stressed or Depressed – Mental Health Challenges of Adolescence” – a presentation for parents.  Guest speaker – Laura Campbell, Director of Education – Long Island Crisis Center – Certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor
 
WHEN:  Tuesday, April 2, 2019 – 7:30 p.m.
 
WHERE:  Brookside School – Board Room # 13
               1260 Meadowbrook Road, North Merrick. 

WHY:  Adolescent depression is increasing at an alarming rate. Recent surveys indicate that as many as one in five teens suffers from clinical depression. This is a serious problem that calls for prompt, appropriate treatment.This workshop will discuss typical adolescence versus actual warning signs of depression and anxiety disorders. This is an opportunity to enhance your skills when interacting with tweens, teens and young adults in the ever changing, stressful world in which they live.

Pre-registration is suggested 
If you are planning to attend, please fill out an online registration form at
Google Docs Link:  https://goo.gl/forms/Ym0p1bpzVDSEYapC3
 
RSVP via e-mail or phone MaryKate Galluccio, program manager, Community Parent Center at 516-992-1087 or email cpc1260A@hotmail.com.