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What Parents Need to Know About Discussing Sexual Harrassment, Assault and the #MeToo Movement with Boys and Girls

Jessica Feighan Darien Depot
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The conversation around the #MeToo Movement seems to sometimes pit boys against girls, men against women, and a good portion of boys and men aren’t quite sure where they fit into the conversation. Some may want to be part of change and not know how to get involved. A discussion for boys and men, girls and women about the issues surrounding the #MeToo Movement will take place Thursday, March 14, from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m.

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Darien Depot Invites You to Its 1980s-Inspired ‘Après Ski’ Fashion Fundraiser on Feb 9

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Darien Depot’s staff, supporters and students invite you to come in from the cold and join them for an evening to celebrate and support the longest running teen center in the country, at the “Apres-Ski Fashion Fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 9. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Teens Tell Board of Selectmen About What They Get Out of the Depot Youth Center

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Learning the signs that someone might be suicidal, talking about problems (or anything) at Girls Night Out meetings, helping educate other teenagers about safety through the Students Against Destructive Decisions group, learning about mental illness, substance abuse, distracted driving, teen relationship violence. Those were the topics that nine Darien teenagers have been learning about at the Depot Youth Center, they told the Board of Selectmen at a recent meeting.  (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Student Talks About Getting Hit by Pickup Truck in Town — and What She’s Doing About It

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“Many of you may have heard — about two years ago a girl got hit by a pickup truck after trying to get off the late bus,” a school bus that had just let off students on the Post Road, Rhea Bhat, a Darien High School freshman recently told the Board of Selectmen. “That girl was me.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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Talk for Teens, Parents on Teen’s Mental Illnesses, Suicide Attempt, Recovery from One Who Went Through It

Emily Torchiana speaks on teen suicide, mental health
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Emily Torchiana will speak about her personal experience with mental illnesses, a suicide attempt and her eventual recovery from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Darien Library Community Room. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Registration Starts for Cops and Kids Adventures Program — Deadline is Sept 7

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Registration has begun for the “Cops and Kids Adventures” program, where Darien police officers and kids have fun “adventures” together and and come up with a community-service project. The activities are meant to help build relationships. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Come and Let’s Talk: Juuls and Vapes’ Presentation April 19 at Depot Youth Center

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The Depot Darien Youth Center presents “Come & Let’s Talk: Juuls & Vapes” ab0ut what teens should know about vaping, particularly with the “Juuls” brand. The presentation takes place at 7:30 p.m. tonight at The Depot, 25 Heights Road. (more…) Continue Reading →

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