Category: EDU - General (Inside MC staff use only)
Published: Aug 19 2014 12:45PM
Mental health affects us all. NBC4 and Montgomery College are coming together on Friday, September 12 to talk about "The Mental Health and Wellness of Youth and Adolescence" in a community style forum, in Theatre 2 of the Cultural Arts Center on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus. A panel of experts, including mental health providers and educators, will address, engage and interact with the audience.
Please ask your colleagues and our MC students to join us for this important discussion.
<b>The Mental Health and Wellness of Youth and Adolescents
Date: Friday, September 12
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Theatre 2, Cultural Arts Center, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus </b>
Dr. Raymond Crowel, Chief, Behavioral Health & Crisis Services, Montgomery County Health and Human Services, helped shape the forum discussion to include:
- Substance abuse risks
- Early warning signs of mental illness
- Peer support
- Stress of school
- Suicide, depression
- How to talk about healthy wellness, what can families do for youth
- What can schools do, children do for themselves and their friends
- How do we keep young people safe and mentally healthy
RSVP info and more detail will follow. We hope you add this important discussion to your calendars.