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POSTPONED: StraightTalk: Empowering Parents Establishing, Maintaining Healthy Control


THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED to a date that hasn’t been set, according to this tweet from the Life Solution Center of Darien. Wednesday, Oct. 28 — 7 to 8 p.m.

Most Middle School parents agree that a day at the office is far easier than one on the home front! Maud Purcell and Greg Doll — from The Life Solution Center of Darien — lead an informal and interactive parent discussion about how it is possible to establish healthy control over your kids by seeing and enforcing age-appropriate boundaries and rules, and providing lessons in character development. Continue Reading →

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Mental Health First Aid Training, All Day, Saturday & Sunday

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The 12 hour, two part, nationally certified course on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10 and 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (both days), helps individuals and communities better understand mental health issues. This course is also designed to provide people with key skills to help someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Like CPR training helps a non-medical professional assist an individual following a heart attack, mental health first aid training helps an individual who doesn’t have clinical training assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis. Course fee is $50 and includes a three-year certification in MHFA, 2 day training, MHFA book and handouts. Continue Reading →

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Coffee & Conversations – Depression and Anxiety in Youth

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Depression and anxiety in youth — what does it Look Like and When Is It a Problem? With Dr. Aaron Krasner and Tracey Masella, LCSW. Tracey will provide an overview of signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety, and how to move forward in addressing these issues. Thursday, Oct. 8 — 7  to 8:30 p.m.

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Programs for Adults at The Depot Youth Center in October

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Programs for adults on dealing with children’s depression and anxiety, mental health problems, approaching the college search and maintaining a healthy control over kids are coming up at The Depot youth center on Heights Road:

RSVP and register for all programs at (more…) Continue Reading →

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