Community Health Seminar Series: Teen Mental Health in the Time of COVID

About This Event

You’re Invited to this special virtual event!

As if adolescence wasn’t stressful enough, the challenges teens have faced over the past year and continue to confront during the COVID crisis are unprecedented and can be extremely overwhelming. Families, friends and the community are often at a loss how to understand and offer support for mental health problems that are becoming increasingly common.

Featured Speakers:

  • Heather Johnson, MS, LMFT - Clinical Supervisor, Marin, Huckleberry Youth Programs
  • Kara Connors, MPH - Marin HHS Senior Program Manager for Suicide Prevention
  • Michelle Mazza, MFT - MindFit DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) Center
  • Jessica Colvin, MSW, MPH, PPSC - Wellness Director, Tamalpais Union High School District

In this presentation, our speakers will discuss:

  • Day-to-day management and preventative care
  • Depression, crisis events, and suicidal ideation
  • Anxiety and substance abuse
  • Communication strategies in the home and community
  • Confronting the stigma of mental illness
  • Support resources

We'll also have time for Q&A at the end of the presentation.

Please submit questions in advance to

About Our Community Health Seminar Series:

Marin Healthcare District’s Community Health Seminar Series offers periodic educational forums for the Marin community on relevant health-related issues.

  • Registration Cost: Free
  • No registration is required. Virtual room will open 15 minutes before the event begins. Click here to join (meeting ID: 91654122141)