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Less Confrontation, More Conversation: Have A Great Relationship wtih Your Teen

Make the often-dreaded teen years fulfilling and satisfying for everyone in your family. The Madison Area YMCA’s Community Mental Health Initiative Lecture Series presents “Less Confrontation, More Conversation: Have a Great Relationship with Your Teen.”

Learn how to build the kind of relationship with your teen that fosters success and promotes lifelong good mental health on Wednesday, July 22, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Madison Area YMCA’s Family Center, 111 Kings Road in Madison, NJ.

Since becoming licensed as a psychologist, Lisa Greenberg, Ph.D. has worked in a number of settings, providing direct service to teens and adults, and supervising other clinicians. She also lectures to community groups on a range of topics, most of which involve promoting positive mental health in teens and building good family relationships.

To register for this event please Contact Matthew Kovacs, Madison Area YMCA Community Mental Health Initiative Coordinator, by July 17. E-mail or call 973.822.9622 x2308. The Madison Area YMCA’s Community Mental Health Initiative raises awareness about mental health. The initiative focuses on reducing stigma associated with mental illness and addressing barriers to mental health care by increasing knowledge and equipping lay mental health supporters with skills to increase help-offering behaviors.

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