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January 11, 2013

Childhood anxiety expert to give talk

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METHUEN — Nationally recognized childhood anxiety expert Dr. Donna Pincus will discuss her book “Growing Up Brave: Expert Strategies for Helping Your Child Overcome Fear, Stress, and Anxiety” on Saturday at Nevins Memorial Library from 1-2:30 p.m.

This book is a guide for family members, teachers, and other professionals dealing with the excessive anxiety that afflicts the one in five children today diagnosed with an anxiety disorder and those who are undiagnosed. Dr. Pincus is the Director of the Child and Adolescent Fear and Anxiety Disorders Treatment Program at Boston University. For more information call 978-686-4080 x13. There is no cost to attend.

Still time to enroll at NECC

The spring semester at Northern Essex Community College begins Wednesday, Jan. 23, and it’s not too late to register for courses that will lead toward a degree or a certificate.

Northern Essex offers over 70 associate degrees and certificates in fields such as liberal arts, health care, criminal justice, computer science, paralegal, technology and engineering, arts & design, paralegal studies, and much more. Classes and programs are offered days, evenings, weekend, and online. Campuses are in Haverhill and Lawrence.

Walk-in hours for interested students are available Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Friday from noon to 4:30 p.m. in Haverhill (Behrakis One-Stop Student Services Center, 100 Elliott St.) or Lawrence (Dimitry Building, 45 Franklin St.)

For more information, contact enrollment services at Northern Essex at 978-556-3700 or admissions@necc.mass.edu or visit www.necc.mass.edu.

Tinnitus support group meets

WILMINGTON — On Wednesday Jan. 16, the tinnitus support group will meet at the Family Medical Center , 500 Salem St. Dr. Sara Barnes, audiologist, will be leading the group. The meeting is open to anyone who has tinnitus - noises in the head. Family members and friends are encouraged to attend as well to understand the information.

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