Featuring Dr. Kevin Nugent, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
PETERBOROUGH, ON, May 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Peterborough Healthy Families
invites parents and caregivers to a free presentation entitled,
"Understanding Mood Problems in Children and Adolescents: From Mood
Swings to Depression and Bipolar Disorder" on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 from
7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Peterborough Public Library.
This presentation is geared towards parents and family members as well
as professionals who work with children and adolescents. In a
lecture-style format, Dr. Kevin Nugent, a consultant Child and
Adolescent Psychiatrist, will provide an overview of mood difficulties
and disorders in the pediatric age group. He will address issues such
as poor mood regulation and severe anger problems as well as the
occurrence and nature of clinical depression and Bipolar Disorder in
young people. There will be an opportunity for questions and
As this event coincides with Children's Mental Health Week, Mayor Daryl
Bennett will be on hand to open the presentation and declare it
Children's Mental Health Week in Peterborough.
Dr. Nugent is a consultant to several youth agencies and schools in the
Peterborough area. In 2011, he received the Naomi Rae Grant Award from
the Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for innovation
and excellence in consultation and community intervention.
Light refreshments will be provided and everyone is welcome to attend.
The free event will take place in the Library's Auditorium, located at
345 Aylmer Street North, Peterborough.
Peterborough Healthy Families is a multi-agency initiative made up of
several local community partners, including the Peterborough
County-City Health Unit, Kinark Child and Family Services, Learning
Disabilities Association-Peterborough, Peterborough Family Resource
Centre, Peterborough Public Library, and the Asphodel Norwood Public
For more information, please call (705) 742-3803 or 1-800-386-6561 or
Image with caption: " Kevin Nugent, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (CNW Group/Kinark Child and Family Services)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130506_C3930_PHOTO_EN_26395.jpg
Image with caption: "Kinark Child and Family Services (CNW Group/Kinark Child and Family Services)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130506_C3930_PHOTO_EN_26396.jpg
SOURCE: Kinark Child and Family Services
For further information:
Public Health Nurse
Peterborough County-City Health Unit
(705) 743-1000, ext. 312
Volunteer & Community Relations
Kinark Child and Family Services
(705) 742-3803, ext. 343