Arch Street: Stress, Success and Teenage Setbacks

Greenwich, CTApril 28, 2016

A town meeting titled, ‘Stress, Success and Teenage Setbacks:  What to Expect the Teen Years’, took place on Thursday, April 28, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Arch Street Teen Center.  This event targeted towards students and parents focus on the health of teens in Greenwich.  Through food, music, giveaways, and special guest speakers, attendees were informed and inspired to help teens deal and cope with the pressures they face and left with a better understanding on how to prevent underage drinking. The event was hosted by Greenwich High School Outreach Club / Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) National Chapter and GHS Administration in partnership with Arch Street Teen Center, Greenwich JR United Way, Liberation Programs, Beth O’Malley, LCSW, ACSW of O’Malley Wellness, LLC and members of the Health & Wellness Committee of the Greenwich Public Schools Parent Teacher Association Council (PTAC). Inspired by meetings like it across the nation that are sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the event served to educate the community about underage drinking and mobilize parents and students around its prevention. Greenwich JR United Way invited GHS alum, Scott “Scooter” Braun  to keynote the event and give teens insight on how positive influences can generate lasting success. Scooter is responsible for shaping the careers of some of music’s biggest stars including Ariana Grande and manages talent like Justin Bieber, Black Eyed Peas, Martin Garrix, and Karlie Kloss. 


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