Glen Eira City Council Youth Services Parent Information Night- Anxiety and depression in teens

Glen Eira City Council Youth Services will be hosting a Parent Information Night on Tuesday 9 October 2012 in celebration of National Mental Health Week. Mental Health Week aims to activate, educate and engage Victorians about mental health through a week of interactive events across the state.

The guest presenter for the night is clinical psychologist Dr Sally-Anne McCormack who in her practices, regularly counsels parents with the issues they face raising their children and teens in the 21st century.

Dr McCormack has a specific interest in the prevention and treatment of depression in children and adolescents, and the unique difficulties that gifted students face in their schooling and personal lives. Her website – ParentsOnline – has articles, forums and information for those dealing with the younger generation.

The night will provide a great opportunity to learn more about warning signs of depression and anxiety and how to cope with these issues.

Date: Tuesday 9 October 2012

Time: 7.30pm-9pm

Location: Glen Eira Town Hall, Theatrette

Seats are limited; if you would like to reserve a place please contact Youth Services 9524 3676.


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