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TThank you to our partners at Weston Youth Services and panelists:

Dr. Michelle Albright from Albright Consulting

Dr. Lori Storch Smith from Bay Street Pediatrics

Related Articled and Resources

"How to Have a Fully Remote Thanksgiving" by J.D. Biersdorfer for the NY Times

"Gram, Are You Sad?" Opinion Piece by Peggy Wehmeyer for the NY Times

"How to Safely Celebrate Holidays During COVID" by Emily Landon MD for U of Chicago

TThank you to our panelists:

Dr. Michelle Albright from Albright Consulting

Related Articled and Resources


Article Discussion Series for Elementary Parents w/ Dr. Michelle Albright

Additional Resources Mentioned During The Broadcast

Panda cam at the national zoo:   https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams/panda-cam 


Motherwell article: https://motherwellmag.com/2020/04/24/finding-the-silver-linings-in-a-dark-time/  


Laurie Santos has been doing a lot around maintaining happiness during COVID


FB Q & A : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7RBOzQxveo 

Morning show appearance


Her lab's podcast


and finally her segment with Dax Sheppard on Armchair Expert


Article Discussion Series for Middle & High School Parents w/ Tracey Massella, LCSW

Panelist Contact Information for Questions

Deb Slocum, Counselor at Staples High School: Dslocum@westportps.org

Karen Krupnik, LPC from Positive Directions: kkrupnik@positivedirections.org

Dr. Valerie Babich, Coordinator of Psychological Services for Westport Public Schools: Vbabich@westportps.org

Additional Articles and Resources

Follow-up discussion by Tracey Masella, LCSW from Silver Hill Hospital on 2.5.20
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