The Journey to Resiliency

Bypassing and Navigating Anxiety and Depression in Adolescence

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The mental health of adolescents is crucial and increasingly a concern for many. We need to know more… for our kids and ourselves. This presentation covers:

  • What does anxiety look like? Is it anxiety, ADHD, or angst?

  • Learn about the unique aspects of the adolescent brain

  • Exploring the relationship between mental health issues with substance abuse, self-harm, eating disorders, and suicide

  • How to effectively instill resiliency and positive, healthy coping strategies in our children and teens

  • How does over use of screen time contribute to anxiety/depression? A powerful personal testimony about recovery that will offer a message of hope

This presentation is a partnership between Your Choice to Live, Inc. and Gals on the Go Project.

Speaker Bios:

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Deanna Marincic MSW LCSW,Founder and Owner, Gals Institute LLC

Deanna is a Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist who has been working in the mental health field treating individuals, families and adolescents for over 20 years in all levels of care. She has worked extensively with teenage and adult clients with addictions, Anxiety Disorders, mood disorders, family and couples therapy, coparenting and behavioral management skill building.

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Terri Alm , MSN PMHNP

Terri is a board certified psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner. She has been a nurse for over 20 years, earning her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Alverno College, and her master’s degree from the University of St. Francis. Her role at Gals Institute LLC is to provide psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis, and treatment (medication and/or non-pharmacological interventions).

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Matthew Ehn

Matthew is currently a Program and Project & Service Manager for a consulting firm out of Milwaukee. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology and Conservation from the University of Madison-Wisconsin. Matt will share his journey through mental health issues and substance use struggles with a story of hope, recovery and healing. He is recently married and he and his wife have a puppy named Charlie

Launching Fall 2019!
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This presentation is a partnership between Your Choice to Live, Inc. and Gals on the Go Project.