Teens Anxiety and Depression
How to help our teens move forward
A night of information and support for parents, caregivers and community members. Diane Lasher-Penti, LMFT will be the presenter and facilitator of this FREE discussion.
WHEN: Thursday, April 25, 2019
TIME: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
WHERE: Youth Services, 31 Arbor Way
REGISTER: Email Diane at email@example.com to register
Six-Week Program for middle school students and high school students
Our high school and middle school students are facing Choices we didn't have to make in our childhood.
Sign your pre-teen or teen up for this important class about those CHOICES and how to make the right/healthy choice. This class will have discussions and education on the dangers of vaping, alcohol and marijuana. We will also be learning about handling stress, feelings and decision-making skills.
Diane Lasher-Penti, LMFT will be the instructor
WHEN: February 5, 12, 26, March 5, 19, 26
TIME: 7:30pm to 8:30pm
WHERE: Ellington Middle School 6pm to 7pm; Ellington High School 7:30pm to 8:30pm
REGISTER: Register on Activenet. CODE Grades 7&8: CHOICES1978; CODE Grades 9-12: CHOICES9-12
Internet Safety and Social media awareness
WHAT IS YOUR DIGITAL FOOTPRINT?
Rescheduled from a previous date and place
Join Trooper Kate Cummings, The CT State Police Statewide DARE Coordinator, for a presentation on current social media trends and adolescent behavior online. Learn about your digital footprint and get resources for keeping you and your family safe. Admission is free. Space is limited.
WHEN: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
TIME: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
WHERE: Ellington Youth Services, 31 Arbor Way
REGISTER: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Incoming 7th graders are invited to take part in this fun scavenger hunt that will help you learn the layout of your new school. Prizes and snacks provided.
WHEN: Friday, August 23rd
TIME: 1:00pm to 3:00pm
WHERE: Ellington Middle School, 46 Middle Butcher Road
REGISTER: Activenet. Code: EMS.SHUNT19
Diane Lasher-PentiLMFT, Youth Services DirectorPhone: 860-870-3130 Ext. 2210
Tressa GiordanoAssistant Director/Rise Above AdvisorPhone: 860-870-3130 Ext. 2200
Deborah StaufferPrevention CoordinatorPhone: 860-870-3130 Ext. 2180
Kayla CondronProgram CoordinatorPhone: 860-870-3130 Ext. 2123
31 Arbor Way
Ellington, CT 06029
31 Arbor Way Ellington CT 06029
P.O. Box 187
Ellington, CT 06029
Phone: 860-870-3130Fax: 860-870-3198
8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday - Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Evening appointments for counseling are available.