Parents Invited to Free Presentation on Wednesday, May 6:

Written by admin, April 16, 2015

April 16, 2015 – “Controversies About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder”

Featuring Dr. Kevin Nugent, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Peterborough Healthy Families invites parents and caregivers during Children’s Mental Health Week to a free presentation entitled “Controversies About Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Peterborough Public Library.

Dr. Kevin Nugent, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, has developed this presentation for parents and family members as well as professionals who work with children and adolescents.  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 Peterborough Public Health, Kinark Child and Family Services, Learning Disabilities Association of Peterborough, Peterborough Family Resource Centre, Peterborough Public Library, and the Asphodel Norwood Public Library.

For more information, please call 705-742-3803 or 1-800-386-6561 or visit


For further information, please contact:

Leisa Baker,
Public Health Nurse
705-743-1000, ext. 312