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Resilient & Ready? A Luncheon Conversation for Parents
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Provided by: Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre (ROMHC)

Date and Time

Tue Sep 18, 2012 (This event is over)


170 Colonnade Road, Ottawa, ON

Event Description

This conversation will give parents a better understanding of how their teenager's brain works and how to help them deal with the ups and downs of life. Our panel of clinical experts and neuroscientists from The Royal and CHEO will discuss:

* How the brain rewires itself during puberty
* How to deal with life transitions (i.e. changing schools, going to college or university, moving away from family and friends)
* The risk factors for mental illness and suicide and effective coping strategies

* Dr. Raj Bhatla, Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Chief of Staff, The Royal
* Dr. Rob Milin, Psychiatrist and Clinical Scientist, The Royal’s Youth Program
* Dr. Michael Cheng: Child and Family Psychiatrist, CHEO
* Dr. Georg Northoff, The Royal’s Research Unit Director of Mind, Brain Imaging and Neuroethics and Canada Research Chair

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