An Open Conversation Lecture Series for Parents Of Teens Begins Mon., Mar. 10 at Newton Free Library

Calm, Cool, and Connected – Monday, March 10, 7-8:30PM, Druker Auditorium
How do I know when my child is at risk? And what do I do about it? I want my teen to feel connected and I want to know what resources I can access in my community. Presented by: Susan Swick, MD, Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Newton-Wellesley Hospital and Jennifer O’Leary, MA, Director of Youth Services, City of Newton. Part 1 of a 5-part lecture series.

The Newton Free Library and Newton Youth Services are hosting a five-part series of workshops for parents around the topics of wellness, stress management, and communication. This series will be held in Druker Auditorium, Newton Free Library, 7-8:30 pm and is free and open to all. As part of the Youth Stress grant awarded to the Newton Health & Human Services Department this program is being offered by Newton Youth Services and Newton Free Library in partnership with Newton Cares, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Riverside Community Care, the Massachusetts School for Professional Psychology and the Multiservice Eating Disorders Association. Presenters will include mental health professionals and experts in adolescent development and communications.