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Teen Health Connection to Present Interactive Play

Teen Health Connection will present a free performance of “The Big Picture” to parents and teens in the greater Charlotte community at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 3 at the McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square. “The Big Picture” is a thought provoking, interactive play written, produced and performed by students from Northwest School of the Arts.

The performance focuses on current health and safety issues relevant to teens. Vignettes linked to local Youth Risk Behavior Survey data will cover topics such as substance abuse, bullying, suicide, depression and dating violence.

“The Big Picture” 2014 schedule of events includes an entire week of performances and programming, including:

  • A VIP reception and presentation in conjunction with the launch of Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month on Monday, March 31.
  • A professional conference through Charlotte AHEC for mental health clinicians (psychiatrists, social workers, counselors), substance abuse counselors and other interested healthcare providers on Tuesday, April 1 from 12 to 5 p.m.
  • Daily showings to ninth grade health education classes within Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and surrounding area private and charter schools.

For more information about all of “The Big Picture” 2014 events or to reserve your seat for the free community performance for parents and teens at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, please visit our website.