Rutgers University To Host Childhood Mental Health Symposium Nov. 20

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The New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome & Associated Disorders will present the first annual Childhood Mental Health Symposium on November 20 at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. The event will focus on neuropsychiatric disorders in children.

Partners with the symposium include the NJ Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the NJ Psychiatric Association, the NJ Council of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Rutgers University.

The program includes a guided tour of the largest university-based biorepository in the world and home to the National Institute of Mental Health Center for Collaborative Studies of Mental Disorders. A panel discussion about the personal challenges of managing mental health disorders and best practice approaches for achieving optimal wellness, including parents and children on the panel.

Registration is $50, which includes symposium and lunch, is available through www.aapnj.org.

 
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