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An Alarming Children’s Mental Health Epidemic

Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and Kids’ Minds Matter began working to address an alarming children’s mental health epidemic in 2016. Recognizing a lack …

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Kids’ Minds Matter announces March 18 mental health event: Unmasking the Epidemic

Free public event will educate the community on the pediatric mental health epidemic facing the community FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2021) – It is …

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Mental Health Mondays – School Counselors: All in for All Students!

View Upcoming Sessions “School Counselors: All in for All Students!” On Monday, Feb. 1, Lori Brooks, director of school counseling and Mental Health Services for …

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Mental Health Mondays – Changing Minds: The Benefits of Community Collaboration for SWFL Families

View Upcoming Sessions “Changing Minds: The Benefits of Community Collaboration for SWFL Families” On Monday, Jan. 11, Stacey Cook, President and CEO of SalusCare; Dr. …

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Mental Health Mondays – The Importance of LGBTQ+ Peer Support

View Upcoming Sessions “The Importance of LGBTQ+ Peer Support” On Monday, Dec. 14, Tesharia Folkes, a licensed clinical social worker and facilitator for the Visuality …

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Mental Health Mondays – How Veterans can talk with kids about PTSD

View Upcoming Sessions “How Veterans can talk with kids about PTSD” On Monday, Dec. 7, Dr. Wes Sanders, pediatric psychologist for Home Base; Armando Hernandez, …

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