2023-2024 Season: Teen & Parent Mental Health | Free Speaker Series

Westminster Presbyterian Church offers a speaker series each year, led by experts in their field, on the pressures, expectations, and mental health needs of teenagers and their families. Following the speaker, parents and teenagers are encouraged to hold conversations centered around the topic. All are welcome to attend at no cost.


Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

February 28 – Dr. Elizabeth Reitz, Strong Foundations Owner, and Kate Bigley, LPC - Anxiety Talks

Anxiety! Just the word causes us to get tense. If you have or know a teenager, you are aware of how many are dealing with stress and anxiety. School stress, family stress, peer pressure, friends, and just the state of the world are just some of the reasons for anxiety. Join us in discussion led by the staff of Strong Foundations about how to handle these stressors.


Purpose:

To provide teenagers and parents with a forum for education, discussion, and community regarding a diverse array of mental and emotional health needs.

Who:

Speakers: leaders, professionals, visionaries, or other compelling voices that speak to the identified topic
Attendees: parents of teenagers or pre-teens (parents of elementary aged or older children are likely to benefit as well), teenagers

What:

timely and topic-based speakers and conversations aimed at supporting the mental and emotional health needs of teenagers and parents. 90-minute program with time for lecture, small-group breakout, and large-group discussion.

For More Information:

Contact Becky Boyer, Director of Youth Ministry, Westminster Church


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