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Teen Girls Focus of Next Middlesex United Way Women’s Initiative Talk

Bullying, substance abuse and mental health are just some of the topics to be covered Jan. 22 at Water’s Edge in Middletown.

Middlesex United Way Women's Initiative
Middlesex United Way Women's Initiative

The next Middlesex United Way Women's Initiative meeting features speakers are Sheryl Sprague and Liz Shulman, with a discussion about issues facing teen girls such as bullying, substance abuse and mental health. 

Attendees will leave with valuable takeaways, practical tips and things to be aware of among teens. This event is open to the public.

Sheryl Sprague oversees all of Rushford’s prevention initiatives including Mental Health First Aid, anti-bullying programs and various programs focusing on substance abuse and addiction services.

Liz Shulman has worked directly with adolescents and families in Middletown and will talk about her expansive clinical experience.

The event takes place Jan. 22 from 8-9 a.m. at the Water’s Edge Center for Health and Rehabilitation, 111 Church Street, Middletown. Light breakfast, coffee, tea and juices will be served.

There is a $5 suggested donation to 100 percent benefit the work of the Women’s Initiative, a group of caring volunteers and professionals uniting to create opportunities for a better life for women and children in Middlesex County

This is presented by the Middlesex United Way’s Women’s Initiative and Water’s Edge Center for Health and Rehabilitation

Seats are limited. Contact Kati Hensel at kati.hensel@middlesexunitedway.org to attend. 

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