The Montgomery County Council of PTAs (MCCPTA) is holding its third annual Health and Wellness Forum from 1–5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Earle B. Wood Middle School.
The event will feature a keynote address, a resource fair and breakout sessions on a variety of topics, including teen depression; stress and anxiety; vaping; the LGBTQ experience in MCPS; mindfulness; trauma; accessing needed care; cross-cultural mental health challenges; and The Landing, an MCPS recovery school. There will be a student talkback session from 4–5 p.m.
There will also be free mental health first aid training from 8 a.m.–4 p.m. (free, advance registration is required); a principals-only workshop, “How to Make School Trauma-Informed;” and a mock teen bedroom trailer, which will help educate parents on the warning signs of drug abuse.
Registration is available here.
Wood Middle School is located at 14615 Bauer Dr. in Rockville.