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Support A4 2016 Jan-MarchbPlease find attached a flyer and poster about the next Information and Support Sessions for Parents and Carers who wish more information or are concerned about their pre teen or teenager’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health. These session have been planned with the support of CAHMS and other relevant organisations.

Each monthly session has a different topic focus. There is also an opportunity for parents and carers to meet other parents and supportive professionals in a safe relaxed environment. Parents and carers of 11-18 year olds from in and around Edinburgh are welcome to attend any of the sessions.

The next Parent and Carer Support and Information sessions will take place on

 Thursday 11th February 2016 at Drumbrae Library Hub, 81 Drum Brae Drive, EH4 7FE, 6.30-8.30pm (There is parking available at the venue) Communication with TeenagersExploring the challenges of keeping the lines of communication open with teenagers who have emotional wellbeing and mental health issues. Considering ways to listen so that teenagers talk and talk so that teenagers listen.

 Thursday 3rd March 2016 at Drumbrae Library Hub, 81 Drum Brae Drive, EH4 7FE, 6.30-8.30pm (There is parking available at the venue) Understanding and Managing StressConsidering the impact of stress on teenagers and practical ideas to help support them to manage some of the challenges.