Healing Our Youth: Get Educated!
A wonderful opportunity for parents, teachers and youth workers to become informed about youth mental health and youth substance use. We invite you to attend this inspiring presentation and mental health resource fair. This event is free and registration is required.
Please join us for the Healing Our Youth: Get Educated! presentation and resource fair at Accelerated Schools on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 5:30pm to 9pm at Colorado's Finest High School of Choice (300 W. Chenango Ave.). This event is free, however registration is required.
What to expect:
- Listen to a parent's perspective on raising a child with a mental disorder
- Learn important facts/statistics about mental disorders and the basic biology of mental disorders
- Learn about the adolescent brain and teen substance use
- Learn to identify unhealthy adolescent behavior
- Learn what treatments are available for mental disorders and the steps to take to access treatment
- Connect with experts and resources in mental health
- Talk one-on-one with mental health professionals
- 2 CEUs offered
- Light refreshments included
- A Parent's Personal Story
- Mental Disorders: Facts, Statistics & Biology
- Substance Use in Youth
- Identifying Unhealthy Adolescent Behavior
- A Youth's Journey
- 5:30pm: Visit our resource fair & talk one-on-one with professionals from the field of mental health
- 6:30-8:00pm: Listen to the Healing Our Youth:Get Educated! presentation
- 8:00pm-9pm: Visit our resource fair & talk one-on-one with our panel speakers and professionals from the field of mental health
- 9pm: Close
For more details about the program, visit www.healingouryouth.org.