An Emotionally Healthy Teen: Issues with Substance Abuse, Depression, Suicide and Eating Disorders – Join Today at 12:00 p.m.
May 24, 2022

The teenage years are a period of major social, hormonal and emotional change and can be difficult both for the teens as well as their families. Finding the most effective way to meet your child’s growing need for independence and increased responsibility as well as keep them safe and healthy is a challenge for many parents. Knowing how to talk with your teen about, and identify symptoms of, depression, suicide and eating disorders can help you assist your teen in navigating adolescence successfully.

Workshop Objectives
At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
Identify the incidence and cause of depression, suicide and eating disorders in teens
• Describe the role of stress, role models and genetics on the developing child
• Describe the most common risk factors
• Identify several of types of eating disorders and different types of depression
Identify the warning signs and symptoms of these problems
• Describe how to inquire about symptoms in your children
• Describe how to develop better communication through listening to your teen
• Identify preventive measures you can take to reduce the likelihood of these problems developing
Describe how to respond when your teen has symptoms
• Identify your resources for further information and help
• Identify the types of treatment that is available for your child
• Describe ways you can get support as a parent

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