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"Mental Health and Teen Depression" Speaker Event

Date:
Monday, September 19, 2005
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Kristin Butler
Location Details:
Girls Inc.'s Meyers Center
1724 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda

To examine the issue of teen depression and share what Girls Inc. is doing about it, Girls Inc. of the Island City’s Women of the 21st Century Club is hosting a speaker event themed “Mental Health and Teen Depression” on Sept. 19, 2005. The event is sponsored by the online auto insurance company, Esurance.

Nancy Salamy, Executive Director for Crisis Support Services of Alameda County, will talk about the signs and causes of teen depression, the possible consequences, and the ways parents and organizations like Girls Inc. can help struggling teens become more resilient against this disease. Also appearing will be girls in Girls Inc.’s “Blueprint: Preventing Teen Depression” community activism program, who are working to educate their peers about this problem.

The event will be from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Girls Inc.’s Meyers Center, 1724 Santa Clara Ave., Alameda, and will include refreshments and information about other Girls Inc. programs. Tickets will be sold at the door for $10 for adults (Club members and non-members) and $5 for teens. For Information, contact Development Director Kristin Butler, (510) 521-1743 or kbutler@girlsincislandcity.org or visit http://www.girlsincislandcity.org
Added to the calendar on Thu, Sep 8, 2005 11:18AM
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