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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

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FGCU Hosts 3rd Annual Children's Mental Health Conference Nov. 2

WHO FGCU College of Education, Florida Institute of Government, for the public

WHAT "Children's Mental Health Conference," to create an alliance between mental health professionals, caregivers, and the community.

WHEN 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2

WHERE FGCU Cohen Center ballroom

WHY The conference will address some of the problems associated with mental health disorders in children and youth, and will provide insight about
what the community can do to make a difference in their lives by building stronger linkages, networks, and resources within the ommunity.
Keynote speaker is Ross Szabo, award-winning speaker, author, consultant, and Peace Corps volunteer.

General registration is $49 (with contact hours for nursing and mental health $69) and the student rate is $25; includes lunch.

To register, visit

Event sponsors include FGCU College of Education, Florida Institute of Government, Southwest Florida Community Foundation and NAMI National Association of Mental Illness). Local vendors will be available to share community resources with attendees.

CONTACT Joanne Hartke at (239) 425-3273.

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