An interactive discussion with Lisa Damour, Ph.D, author of a book on the emotional lives of teenagers and the challenge of raising teens, will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, May 10 at Darien High School Auditorium.
— an announcement on the Middlesex Parent Association website
The New York Times bestselling author recently released a book, The Emotional Lives of Teenagers: Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents. Damour, a clinical psychologist, is also a CBS News contributor.
Lisa will be joined by Reena Ninan, Ask Lisa podcast co-host, television journalist and a Darien resident, will moderate the discussion. Reena has children who attend Middlesex Middle School and Tokeneke Elementary.
The Middlesex Parent Association (MPA), along with Darien High School Parent Association (DHSPA) and Thriving Youth Task Force (TYTF), are hosting the event.
Another Event on a Similar Topic:
From Superintendent Alan Addley’s Friday newsletter:
Dr. Alycia Dadd (Director of Mental Health) and Julie Droller (Director of Elementary Education) will offer an information session for families focusing on the nexus between mental health and social and emotional learning.
The presentation will take place at Middlesex Middle School on May, 4, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. in the Middlesex Middle School Auditorium. Dr. Dadd will also present a mental health update to the Board of Education at the next regularly scheduled meeting.