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Connected Youth: Loneliness in Children and Adolescents ~ Sponsored by the Auxiliary and Corporators of Emerson Hospital

September 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

- Free

Connected Youth: Loneliness in Children and Adolescents – The importance of connection and belonging for healthy bodies and minds

This is a virtual event of the Connect Effect series. Registration is required. Conference details will be sent to registrants.

Childhood and adolescence can be a time of creating healthy social connections. What happens when barriers arise? What are some warning signs that your child may be struggling and what can you do to help?

Hear from our panelists how loneliness can impact both physical and mental health, how to recognize the symptoms, and what resources are available in the community.

Panelists include:
~Moderator: Jennifer Hill, MSN, RN, Director of Emergency Service Nursing, Emerson Hospital
~Dr. Amy Forrer, MD, Emerson Family Medicine, Maynard
~Dr. Bretton Mulder, PsyD, Director of Teen and Adult Programs, Massachusetts General Hospital/Aspire
~Dr. Laurie Hunter, Superintendent, Concord Public Schools and Concord-Carlisle Regional School District
~Ellie, High School Student

*Presented by the Auxiliary and Corporators of Emerson Hospital