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Summit 303 to focus on signs children might be struggling

Published: Friday, April 19, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

ST. CHARLES – Attendees of Summit 303 on Wednesday will learn about signs that their children might be struggling, St. Charles School District 303 officials said in a news release.

Featured speaker Peggy Kubert, executive director of Erika’s Lighthouse, will present information on what parents can and should look for as signs their child might be struggling with a mental health issue.

Erika’s Lighthouse is an organization dedicated to raising awareness of adolescent depression and mental health for young people.

Summit 303 is set for 7 to 9 p.m. in the Little Theatre at St. Charles East High School.

It is the second in a series of four meetings addressing the subject of community mental health. Other meetings are set for May 9 and May 23.

All community members are invited.

District 303 is joined and supported in this effort by the St. Charles Education Association, the city of St. Charles, the St. Charles Police Department, the St. Charles Public Library, several faith-based community organizations and mental health and wellness organizations in the Tri-Cities.

Summit 303 participants will use data and opinions compiled from their discussions to develop community recommendations.

Call 331-228-2000 or email summit303@d303.org for information.

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