The Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation hosted a panel of elementary, middle, and high school counselors in March 2019. The topic of discussion was mental health, specifically anxiety. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

The Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation hosted a panel of elementary, middle, and high school counselors in March 2019. The topic of discussion was mental health, specifically anxiety. Photo by Ray Miller-Still

Middle schooler parenting discussion groups

Join local NEXUS professionals and other parents of teens to discuss various issues and accomplishments.

The Enumclaw library is hosting free discussion groups for parents of middle schoolers every Monday between now and Dec. 16, from 7 to 8 p.m.

At the discussion group, professional counselors from the NEXUS Youth and Families Enumclaw branch facilitate discussions on topics like boundary setting and increased independence, defiance, communication techniques, navigating school and community resources, risky behaviors, anxiety and depression, self-esteem, coping with stress, adolescent brain development, and more.

No RSVP is necessary — just walk on in.

The discussion groups are hosted in partnership with Rainier Foothills Wellness Foundation, Pierce County Library System, NEXUS Youth and Families Enumclaw branch, Enumclaw School District, and White River School District.

For more information, email .

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