What are the signs of Childhood Depression and Anxiety? Arlington Education Center to Host Parenting Event

Arlington Education Center will host a Parenting Event focusing on children’s mental health next week.

What are the signs of depression? Anxiety?
Estimates of the number of children in the U.S. who suffer from mental illness range from 7.7 to 12.9 million.  Of those, 70-80% do not receive services.

The purpose of this course is to increase awareness of mental health concerns in children.  Learn the signs of the most frequently occurring childhood psychological disorders and how to communicate effectively with school and medical professionals about mental health concerns.  This presentation will also suggest interventions for the home and increase your awareness of resources within the schools.

Mental Health Concerns in Children and Teens
Date:  Wed, Jan. 26
Time:  7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location:  Education Center, 1426 North Quincy Street, Board Room, 1st floor

Please register or request additional information by calling the Office of Pupil Services at 703-228-6061.  Spanish translation will be available.

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