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Register Your Child for the Cool Kids Program

Is Your Child Experiencing Anxiety?

Mental Health & Addictions will be offering a 10 week “Cool Kids” group for parents and their children on how to better manage children's anxiety. The program aims to teach clear and practical skills to both parents and children with the following goals:

  • To reduce the symptoms of anxiety and the interference with everyday life
  • To reduce avoidance
  • To reduce family distress
  • To increase confidence
  • To improve peer relationships
  • To increase engagement in extra-curricular activities

The two groups, one for parents and one for children, will run simultaneously.

WHO: Children ages 10-12; Parents of children ages 10-12

WHEN: May 2017 (exact start date to be determined)

TIME: To be determined based on participant availability

LOCATIONS:

  • Labrador West Health Centre, Labrador City
  • Labrador Health Centre, Happy Valley-Goose Bay
  • Charles S. Curtis Memorial Hospital, St. Anthony 

If you are interested in participating, please call Mental Health & Addictions at 285-8251 (LWHC); 897-2343 (LHC); or 454-0326 (CCMH) to register.  Please indicate the most convenient time of day/evening for you and your child.

 

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