Community Forum: For Parents of Middle and High School Children

Adolescents, Mental Health & Suicide:
How to Begin a Conversation with Your Child

Wednesday, November 13

Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Shipley Auditorium, Second Floor
2014 Washington Street, Newton

At this event, we will provide practical strategies for starting a conversation about mental health with your children. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions.

•    How do we know if our children are at risk for the kinds of problems that can lead to suicide?
•    What can we do to help protect our children?
•    How do we start a meaningful conversation?

Susan Swick, MD, MPH
Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NWH
Attending Psychiatrist,
Division of Child Psychiatry, MGH
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Nicole Danforth, MD
Director of Outpatient Programs,
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NWH

Richard Ginsburg, PhD
Attending Psychologist,
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NWH
Director, Group Psychotherapy Programs
for Children and Adolescents, MGH
Asst. Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School
Shipley Auditorium, 2nd Floor
No registration required for this free event. For more information, contact 617-243-6528 or visit