On, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 7 pm, the general public is invited to Red Bank Regional High School (RBR) for an important conversation on the unique challenges facing today’s youth. The forum, entitled “It’s Really Hard to Be a Kid Today” is hosted by the RBR SOURCE, The RBR BUC Backers and Wellspring Center for Prevention.
Nicki Francis of Wellspring, who has 18 years of experience in the field of youth counseling, will be the guest speaker. Questions will be addressed on how today’s youth deal with stress and societal pressure, how it affects their mental health, and how we in the community can help them navigate this difficult time. Vaping will be a major topic of discussion. RBR is located at 101 Ridge Road in Little Silver. All our welcome and there is no charge for this event.
Niki Francis first began her career as a youth treatment center counselor and is now in the prevention education field. She is trained in numerous scientific based prevention education curricula. She states, “There is nothing more powerful than sharing our truth. I remain committed to help reduce separation, isolation and loneliness in our children.”
The SOURCE, RBR’s School Based Youth Services Program, co-sponsors this event in accordance with its mission to remove all obstacles that impede the success of young people in their community. The SOURCE Foundation, which funds this event, is a 501 © 3 organization.