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The CHC Breakfast – The Power of Vulnerability: Raising a Child with Learning& Mental Health Challenges. Thank You for your support.
The CHC Breakfast – The Power of Vulnerability: Raising a Child with Learning& Mental Health Challenges. SAVE THE DATE: February 27, 2019

About The CHC Breakfast

Each year, CHC hosts a breakfast and panel on a topic of interest to parents and the community. We bring together well-known speakers, writers and professionals who can help us with the critical job of raising our children and teens.

The CHC Breakfast: The Power of Parent Vulnerability: Raising a Child with Learning & Mental Health ChallengesThe 2019 CHC Breakfast: The Power of Parent Vulnerability: Raising a Child with Learning and Mental Health Differences

Parenting is a lifelong journey. The sheer size of our responsibility can make us feel isolated and vulnerable. Keynote speakers David Flink and Dr. Shashank Joshi, along with Suzanne Crandall and Dr. Rosalie Whitlock, inspire us and show us that our vulnerability can actually lead to power.

The 2018 CHC Breakfast: Building Bridges between Mental Health and Learning

The fifth annual CHC Breakfast, held on March 22, 2018 continued the conversation to reduce stigma and support mental wellness. With special guests Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD, internationally recognized author and psychologist; Dewey Rosetti, parent, author, youth advocate, co-founder of Parents Education Network; and Ramsey Khasho, PsyD, Chief Clinical Officer, CHC Clinical Services.

The CHC Breakfast: Partnering for Mental Health: The Conversation ContinuesThe 2017 CHC Breakfast: Partnering for Mental Health, The Conversation Continues

The CHC Breakfast on March 16, 2017 continued the conversation about the serious issue of teen anxiety, depression and suicide in our community and what we and our partners are doing about it. Nancy Lublin, Founder & CEO, Crisis Text Line and Jayne Appel, WNBA Star, Bring Change 2 Mind.

Promise and potential: A focus on teen mental healthThe 2016 CHC Breakfast: Promise and Potential, A Focus on Teen Mental Health

On February 2, 2016 this event brought together a panel of experts to talk about the serious issue of teen anxiety and depression in our community and what we can do about it. Stacy Drazan, Julie Lythcott-Haims, Denise Pope, Chris Harris, Jenny Jaffe. This is a community call to action.

The Mask You Live InThe 2015 CHC Breakfast: The Mask You Live In

Filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom brought us her amazing documentary on growing up make in America and with her panel helped us think about how to get rid of male stereotyping with our boys and men.

Glitter and Glue with Kelly CorriganThe 2014 CHC Breakfast: Glitter and Glue

Author Kelly Corrigan brought her particular point of view and experience to the delicate dance between mothers and their daughters as they navigate their relationship over time.