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Understanding the Dangers of Opioid Misuse Webinar Series(4)

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston’s Opioid Task Force is offering a series of interactive webinars specifically geared to Catholic school parents and guardians. The webinars are being held on four consecutive Thursdays, beginning September 21, from 1 to 2 p.m.

October 12 – Kristan Bagley-Jones, LICSW, Program Director of the Children’s Wellness Initiative at Franciscan Children’s Hospital

Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents. 20% of youth in the US have a mental illness. How do you recognize the signs? How do you get professional help to understand whether a child is struggling with normal developmental issues or has a more serious mental health problem? Mental illness is treatable; the earlier the intervention, the better the prognosis. Untreated, it can lead to significant mental health conditions and risky behaviors, including suicidal thoughts and actions. Please join our webinar to learn about the mental health crisis our children are facing.

You may sign up for one or all of our webinars.

There is no charge for these webinars; registration is free. To register, please go to:

For more information on the Archdiocese of Boston’s Opioid Task Force, please visit,

Questions about the webinars or problems with registering, please email: or call 617-833-0811.