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Brick Library to Host Presentation on Teen Depression, Suicide

Brick Branch of the Ocean County Library (File Photo)

Brick Branch of the Ocean County Library (File Photo)

Four branches of the Ocean County Library, including the Brick branch, will present “Recognizing Teen Depression, Suicide Warnings and How to Help” in May and June, the library announced Thursday.

The programs, part of the library system’s Tools for Teens series, are designed to help a person recognize and respond to signs of depression and other common behavioral concerns. Special focus will be given to risk factors and warning signs for suicide as well as resources that are available to help, according to the announcement.

The presentation will be made at the Brick branch, 301 Chambers Bridge Rd., Tuesday, June 9.

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The program is free and open to the public. Registration is recommended. To register, call the branch at 732-477-4513, stop by the branch in person, or log onto the library website

If you cannot make the Brick presentation, the others are:

  • Lacey, 10 East Lacey Rd., Forked River, Monday, May 18, 609-693-8566.
  • Toms River, 101 Washington St., Tuesday, May 26, 732-349-6200 or 609-971-0514.
  • Tuckerton, 380 Bay Ave., Monday, June 1, 609-296-1470.

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