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Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital to Host Mental Health Symposium
As the nation deals with the aftermath of the recent Parkland school shooting, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital will host a mental health symposium on Monday, February 26. This free event is open to the community via an online RSVP form, and will be focused on helping parents and teens cope during this stressful time.
The Johns Hopkins All Children’s mental health care team and representatives from the hospital’s Adolescent Medicine practice will provide education and resources on numerous topics in an effort to assist our community with moving past the most recent act of school-based violence. In addition, we will have a panel of experts available to answer questions from the community and offer guidance.
WHAT: Mental Health Symposium for Parents and Teens (Free)
WHEN: Monday, February 26 from 5:30-8 p.m. (a light dinner is to be served at 5:30 p.m.; the program starts promptly at 6 p.m.)
WHERE: Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Education and Conference Center, 701 4th Street South in St. Petersburg
VISUALS AND INTERVIEWS:
- Photos and video available of physician speakers, discussion between physicians and families
- Interviews available with:
- Johns Hopkins All Children’s mental health experts
- Parents and teens/families attending
About Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg is a leader in children’s health care, combining a legacy of compassionate care focused solely on children since 1926 with the innovation and experience of one of the world’s leading health care systems. The 259-bed teaching hospital, ranked as a U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital, stands at the forefront of discovery, leading innovative research to cure and prevent childhood diseases while training the next generation of pediatric experts. With a network of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care centers and collaborative care provided by All Children’s Specialty Physicians at regional hospitals, Johns Hopkins All Children’s brings care closer to home. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital consistently keeps the patient and family at the center of care while continuing to expand its mission in treatment, research, education and advocacy. For more information, visit HopkinsAllChildrens.org.