Shedding Light on Teen Mental Health

February 26, 2015 | Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit

An incredibly important conference is taking place this Sunday, March 1st at West Bloomfield High School. Created by numerous caring community partners, Shedding Light on Mental Teen Health is designed to raise awareness and address the stigma surrounding teen mental illness and health.

A wonderful learning opportunity for parents, teachers, mental health professionals, youth professionals and anyone who works with teens, this conference will open up pathways of communication between our struggling teens, those who love them and those who can make a positive change in their lives.

Below you can watch Conference Chairperson Wren Hack and psychologist Dr. Melissa Oleshansky on 7 Action News talk about this community event, which is open to everyone.

The Dark Secret of Mental Illness: Shredding Light on Mental Health

Featuring Ross Szabo, author of Behind Happy Faces: Talking About Mental Health and Teen Mental Illness
Facilitated by Cheryl Chodun, former WXYZ Reporter

1 pm – Keynote Speaker, Ross Szabo
2 pm – Panel of Experts in the Fields of Depression, Addiction, Eating Disorders, Crisis Intervention & Therapies
3 pm – Community Resource Tables

Pre-registration $5
$10 at the door
Donation to locally benefit teen mental health.

Register here.

Questions? Contact Danielle Longo at longo@jfmd.org.

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