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By Lindsay Hansen - Wednesday Oct 04, 2023
What: notMYkid in partnership with Meadows Behavioral Health will host an educational breakfast with dialogue led by Dr. Bruce D. Perry, author of “What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing.”

Who: Open to all members of the community who want to support prevention education, early intervention and mental and behavioral health resources for families, children, teens and young adults.

When: Thursday, November 16, 2023, at 9 a.m.

Where: The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, 7575 E. Princess Drive, Scottsdale, 85255

Why: In partnership with Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, notMYkid is hosting Arizona’s most important conversation about youth mental health at the 2023 Fall Breakfast.

This year, Dr. Bruce Perry will explore how trauma plays a role in the youth mental health crisis and the importance of attachment and relationships in promoting mental health in children, and recognizing the importance of trauma-informed care. Dr. Perry will also address policies and practices that prioritize prevention and early intervention and encourage resilience building in youth.

Dr. Bruce Perry’s work has impacted clinical practice, programs, and policy around the world.
His experience as a clinician and researcher has led many community and governmental agencies to consult him following high-profile incidents involving traumatized children and youth such as the Sandy Hook shooting, the September 11th terror attacks, Columbine school shooting, and many others.

Guests will have the opportunity to network with community leaders, advocates and youth mental health resources from across the state.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

About notMYkid
notMYkid is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the mission to ensure every kid thrives by inspiring positive life choices. notMYkid is a leader in prevention and behavioral health support services and programs across the state of Arizona. We educate to build resiliency, inspire a hope for the future, and help grow connection and communication. We are committed to addressing the youth mental health crisis and opioid epidemic and are proud to share that to date we have served over 3 million youth, families, and educators. Our programs save lives and our unique and individualized approach is supported by evidenced-based practices.

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