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Family service to offer programs on mental health and teens
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Family service to offer programs on mental health and teens

NEXT WEEK, Jewish Family Service of MetroWest NJ will offer two free programs to help parents of middle and high school students with issues of their youngsters’ mental health. 

“Emotional Detectors: Navigating Mental Health for Teens” will be presented on Tuesday, March 13, 7-8:30 p.m. at the Bauer Community Center in Millburn. The program leaders will be JFS social workers Sara Mendez-Emma, LCSW, clinical director of child and adolescent services, and Lauren Hennion, LCSW, director of clinical services. 

Mendez-Emma will present “Anybody Have a Map? Navigating Mental Health for Teens” on Thursday, March 15, 7-8:30 p.m. at Adath Shalom in Morris Plains. 

Both programs are funded by the Eric Eliezer Levenson Foundation for Hope, established by Eta and Mark Levenson in memory of their son, and by a matching grant from the Jewish Funders Network and Genesis Prize Foundation. 

To register, contact Sylvia Heller at 973-765-9050, ext. 1708, or sheller@jfsmetrowest.org or visit jfsmetrowest.org.

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