Adolescent Mental Health Workshop

Date/Time: 
10/01/2012 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Location
Address: 

Community Center at Giant Foods (located upstairs)
2300 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17110

City: 
Harrisburg
Country: 
Sponsoring Agency: 
United Way of the Captial Region
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Paul Henry / Susan Wokulich
Contact Phone: 
717-724-4057 / 717-724-4054
Contact Email: 
phenry@uwcr.org / swokulich@uwcr.org
Description: 

If you are an adolescent age 12-19 with a mental health concern, a caregiver for such an adolescent, or a mental health provider, please join us for this workshop!The third in a series of four community workshops, this event will feature presentations by Dr. Sybil Knight-Burney, superintendent of the Harrisburg School District, and Mark Heinly, M.D., child and adolescent psychiatrist, who will address the question facing the parents of many adolescents: are these behaviors part of adolescence, or is my child exhibiting symptoms of a mental health issue? The evening will also include a presentation and exercise on how to build your own mental health “toolbox” by Ruth Hope Woodlen, executive director of the Mental Health Association of the Capital Region.Seating is limited.  RSVP by September 26 and include attendee names, phone number, and e-mail.

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