ADHDKCTeen meetings are free and open to the public. A diagnosis of ADHD is not required, since anyone can learn from the information provided. Who doesn’t want self improvement?
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We ask all teens who participate in our meetings and events to register as members each school year. This not only helps us keep in touch with those who are interested in our group, but also ensures that they see our behavior expectations and agree to the conditions set forth on the application form. We want everyone in attendance to feel secure that that others will not talk about things learned about specific individuals with others. This means no gossiping! We will remind everyone of this very important issue at each meeting!
building a resilient you! – September 4, 2018
The first ADHDKCTeen meeting will be September 4th. It’s all about resilience – the ability to pick yourself back up and move forward after any setback or problem. Kids (and adults) with ADHD often struggle with this.
Katherine Melton, MPH, MCHES, the Community Prevention Coordinator from the Johnson County Mental Health Center, will be leading this event.
The event is geared for middle and high school students. Parents are welcome, but not required, to attend. Parents will be required to sign forms – soon to be available here in case your teen will come alone.
We will start with a meet and greet from 6-7pm, followed by the speaker presentation about building resilience from 7-8pm.
To RSVP for this event, please use SignUpGenius.
Can’t make it?
Save the dates for future meetings:
October 2nd: Psychologist Stella Fernandez and an intern will discuss navigating friendships and peer relationships, establishing boundaries, understanding peer group dynamics, coping with peer rejection, and more. To sign up: SignUpGenius. If you cannot make it, please use our Online Meeting Request. You will also need to fill out the Membership Agreement if you haven’t already.
November 6th: Rachel Nagy from Visionary Life Counseling will lead the meeting. To sign up: SignUpGenius. If you cannot make it but are interested in getting online access, please fill out the Online Request. You will also need to fill out the Membership Agreement if you haven’t already.
We are planning something different from a typical meeting on December 4th. Diane McLean is an ADHD Coach who would like to teach about organization through a project. Stay tuned for this very special event!
We had a table at the KC Public School’s annual Summerfest! Sarah, Connor, and Anna helped answer questions and spread the word about our group.
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