New Year, New Goals! Free parent workshops on Behavioral Health and Resiliency in January
For many of us, 2021 has been stressful. Ensuring the health and safety of ourselves and our families can certainly take a toll on our physical and mental well-being.
The Norwalk Partnership is offering 3 free online presentations in January to help us refocus, learn how our community is doing, and learn how to help ourselves and our loved ones in the new year! Please visit https://www.thenorwalkpartnership.org/news to RSVP for the Zoom--and be sure to share with your friends!
(1) RESILIENCE WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS & HIGH SCHOOLERS: "Nurturing Relationships, Overcoming Adversity, and Building Resilience in 2022" - January 13th, 6:30-7:30pm online
In this workshop for adults & high school students, our partners at Silver Hill Hospital experts will explain the importance of building & using community to manage your stress. Come learn concrete strategies for developing close bonds, coping with stress, and building your resilience toolkit.
(2) PARENT WORKSHOP: "How are our families doing?" - January 19th, 7-8pm
In 2021, we surveyed Norwalk youth & adults. Come hear what our surveys showed about mental health and substance use in our teens and adults, and get advice from local experts! The program will last one hour, followed by a Q&A period with resource speakers from Alateen, Catholic Charities, Child & Family Guidance, Human Services Council, Kids in Crisis, Mid-Fairfield Child Guidance Center, Norwalk ACTS, Norwalk Youth Services, Odyssey, Positive Directions-The Center for Prevention & Counseling, and Triangle Community Center. (This presentation repeats on Jan. 20th in Spanish.)
(3) TALLER PARA PADRES: "Como andan nuestras familias?" - 20 de enero, 7pm-8pm
Invitamos a los padres a una reunión en línea sobre la salud mental y el consumo de sustancias en nuestras familias con expertos locales quienes ofrecerán estrategias y podrán responder a sus preguntas.