Parents Invited to Free Presentation on Tuesday, Nov 15

Written by admin, November 11, 2016

November 11, 2016 – “Keeping Cool About Your Anxious Child or Teen” Featuring Dr. Kevin Nugent, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Peterborough Healthy Families invites parents and caregivers to a free presentation entitled “Keeping Cool About Your Anxious Child or Teen ” on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Peterborough Public Health’s new location, Jackson Square, 185 King St., Peterborough.

Dr. Kevin Nugent, a consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, has developed this presentation for parents and family members as well as professionals who work with children and adolescents.  He will provide information to help you better understand and support children and youth struggling with anxiety.  There will be opportunity for questions and discussions.  Light refreshments will be provided and everyone is welcome to attend.

Dr. Nugent works with several youth agencies and schools in the Peterborough area.  In 2011, he received the Naomi Rae Grant Award from the Canadian Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry for innovation and excellence in consultation and community intervention.

Peterborough Healthy Families is a multi-agency initiative made up of several local community partners, including the Peterborough Public Health, Kinark Child and Family Services, Peterborough Family Resource Centre, Peterborough Public Library, and the Asphodel Norwood Public Library.

For more information, please call 705-743-1000, ext 312 or visit


For further information, please contact:
Leisa Baker,
Public Health Nurse
705-743-1000, ext. 312