WWS Health and Wellness Symposium

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 / 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM @ Westfield High School

Please RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/westfield-washington-schools-health-and-wellness-symposium-tickets-66223507293

Join us for the WWS Health and Wellness Symposium.   This event will offer opportunities for our Westfield families to learn more about Mental Health, Substance Awareness, Healthy Relationships, and Social Media.   We hope you will be able to attend for our students and the wellbeing of our community!  This event will focus on grades 6-12 but is open to all parents and community members.

  • DATE – TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2019
  • TIME – 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
  • #WESTFIELDWELLNESS
  • #WWSALLIN
  • EVERYONE IS WELCOME

Mental Health Selections

6:30-7:15

Signs of Anxiety, Stress, and Depression – (LGI Room)

Terri Miller, Ph.D., Collaborative Works, LLC

Certifications:  Applied Educational Neuroscience, Youth Mental Health First Aid,

Crisis Intervention Prevention, Educational Psychology

7:30-8:30

Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention – (LGI Room)

Kelsey Steuer, Indy Area Director at American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 

Substance Awareness Selections

6:30-7:15

The Pill Problem: The Growing Opioid Epidemic – (Auditorium)

James Ginder, Health Specialist with Hamilton County Health Department

7:30-8:30

The Vaping Culture: More Prevalent and More Dangerous Than You Think – (Auditorium)

Stacy London, Program Director at Breathe Easy Hamilton County & Anuar Velazquez, WPD and WHS SRO

Healthy Relationships and Social Media Selections

6:30-7:15

Are your Teen’s Relationships Healthy?: Date Rape, Abuse and Recognizing the Warning Signs (Band Room)

Kelly Growden and Susan Ferguson, Program Directors at Prevail

7:30-8:30

Sexting, Texting, and YOUR Kid: Social Media Safety to Live – (Band Room)

Tyler Dougherty, WPD & WMS SRO