Learn about the 'teenage mind' at Sage Hill forum

Sage Hill School, in partnership with the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, is hosting "The Teenage Mind: What Every Parent Needs to Know" at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 on campus, 20402 Newport Coast Drive.

"Sage Hill School is pleased to welcome the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation to our campus to provide cutting edge information on the important issue of teenage mental health," Jason Gregory, Sage Hill director of community life and public purpose, said in a statement. "As an educational institution, we are committed to providing purposeful opportunities to educate and empower our students, our families and our community."

The event will feature presentations on "Risk and Vulnerability for Mood Disorders in Teens" and "Teen Suicide Risk Factors." The event is to be moderated by Dr. Adrian Preda, UC Irvine health sciences associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior.

There is a suggested donation of $10 for the event. Light refreshments will be served.

To register, call (800) 829-8289 or go to http://www.bbrfoundation.org/event.

— Britney Barnes

Twitter: @BritneyJBarnes

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