B-PEN FORUM ON TEEN ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

COMMUNITY FORUM

B-PEN FORUM ON TEEN ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

APRIL 2, 7-8:30 p.m.  BHS Auditorium

March 13, 2013 — On April 2 at 7 p.m., B-PEN is hosting a special evening forum for parents on “Adolescent Anxiety and Depression – What Every Parent Needs to Know.” This depression awareness event will include a presentation by Children’s Hospital “Break Free From Depression” program that includes a powerful and illuminating film featuring real adolescents talking about depression in their own words. The event also will include information on how to recognize depression symptoms, understand the contributing factors, and develop healthy coping skills. A Q&A features a panel of mental health experts, Brookline Mental Health Center and BHS staff, as well as a teen from the film and her mother sharing their stories. For more information and to register for the event, go to www.teenstress.eventbrite.com 

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