Teens

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Darien Teens Take First ‘Youth Mental Health First Aid Training’ Course, To Be Offered Again

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Many of us learn CPR for medical emergencies — but what about mental health emergencies? On June 27 and 28, the Community Fund of Darien brought a “Youth Mental Health First Aid” training to local teenagers to equip them with skills to recognize and respond to the unique risks posed by a teenager’s mental health crisis. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Fathers’ Forum Early Saturday Morning at Darien Y: ‘Consent Through the Ages’

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The final event for our inaugural year of the Fathers’ Forum is this Saturday, May 13. And we’re excited to have Ginger Furey join us as she leads an important discussion about parenting that develops respect for one’s sexuality. A different topic, for sure, but dads play an important role in this discussion, and if you are unsure how to have “the chats” with your son or daughter, Ginger will provide some very helpful ideas. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Chelsea Piers Announces 2017-2018 Soccer Coaching Staff

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Chelsea Piers Connecticut is pleased to announce the 2017-2018 Soccer Club coaching staff.  Together, the team brings decades of coaching and playing experience at every level, from youth leagues through collegiate teams, and is distinguished by the length of the coaches’ tenure at Chelsea Piers. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Drinking in Darien: Former School Resource Officer James Palmieri’s Perspective

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Drinking by teenagers in Darien is a subject Darien Police Detective James Palmieri has run across quite a bit in his eight years with the department. He recently concluded 4 1/2 years as school resource officer at Darien High School. Here’s what he had to say at a panel discussion Monday at Darien Library after a showing of “Haze,” a documentary film about binge drinking among teens and young adults. (more…) Continue Reading →

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