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Teen Mental Health Conference this Saturday in Camarillo

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Ventura County
Office of Education


November 12, 2019

For more information:
Dave Schermer, Director of Communications



Teen Mental Health Conference this Saturday in Camarillo

Media coverage is invited this Saturday in Camarillo as the timely and important topic of teen mental health takes center stage. “Let’s Talk About…” will be an opportunity for high school students to learn techniques and access resources to help them improve their psychological wellbeing.

WHAT: Let’s Talk About… - Youth Mental Health Conference

WHEN: Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE: Ventura County Office of Education • 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo, CA 93012

REGISTRATION: Free registration is available at

The keynote speaker at the conference will be Dr. Jaiya John. Dr. John was born into foster care and is an internationally recognized humanitarian, author, speaker, poet, and youth mentor. There will also be breakout sessions on a variety of topics, including:

  • Our mind/body/soul
  • Suicide Prevention
  • People of the Global Majority
  • Youth Resources and Support
  • Indigenous Healing
  • Social Media Safety
  • Substance Use
  • Safety & Anxiety during trying times

Breakfast and lunch will be provided and transportation is available. The conference is presented by the following:

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About the Ventura County Office of Education

The Ventura County Office of Education provides a broad array of fiscal, training and technology support services to local school districts, helping to maintain and improve lifelong educational opportunities for children, educators and community members. VCOE also operates schools that serve students with severe disabilities and behavioral issues, provides career education courses, and coordinates countywide academic competitions including Mock Trial and the Ventura County Science Fair. Learn more at:



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Dave Schermer
DIRECTOR of communications

Ventura County Office of Education
5189 Verdugo Way • Camarillo, CA 93012
Tel: (805) 383-1922 • Fax: (805) 383-1908

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