Healthy Futures: Teen Wellness Summit

Earn SSL hours while learning about your health, coping with stress, careers in health care, and more!

April 22, 2024
9 AM-4 PM

Are you a high school student between the ages of 14-19? Are you ready to take charge of your health and well-being? Join us for an exciting event packed with information, fun, and prizes, and earn SSL hours, too!

🔍 Explore Your Health: Get accurate information about your health and discover the resources and services available to you. From sexual health to substance use and mental health, we’ve got you covered. Learn valuable tips and tools to lead a healthier life.

💼 Discover Health Careers: Interested in a future in healthcare? Don’t miss our session on various careers in healthcare. Get insights, advice, and inspiration to kickstart your journey towards a rewarding career in the medical field.

💡 Community Connections: Connect with local organizations dedicated to supporting youth. Explore ways to get involved, earn SSL hours, and make a difference in your community. Plus, enjoy groovy tunes spun by our awesome DJ!

🎁 Win Prizes: Who doesn’t love prizes? Test your knowledge, participate in activities, and you could walk away with awesome prizes!

🎉 Have Fun: Because why not? Come hang out with friends, make new ones, and enjoy an afternoon filled with fun activities and positive vibes.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to prioritize your health and have fun while doing it. See you there!

What’s on the Agenda? A lot of great information with DJ breaks in between.

Session 1: Substance Use Awareness and Narcan Training
Will Giordano-Perez, MD, MBA, CCI Chief Medical Officer (He/His)
Pamela Maslen, MSN, MPH, FNP-C, CCI Clinician (She/Her)

Session 2: Safe Sex, No Regrets!
Immirne Ouwinga, MD, AAHIVS, CCI Clinician (She/Her)
Carolyn Brown, FNP-C, CCI School-Based Wellness Centers Clinician (She/Her)

Session 3: Careers in Health Care Panel
Stephanie Zafiropoulos, MEd, RD, LDN, WIC Nutrition Services Manager (She/Her)
Marvhe Howard, PharmD, MBA, CCI Clinical Pharmacist (He/Him)
Emily Brown, Montgomery County Public Health Services, Program Manager, End HIV (She/Her)
And More

Session 4: Breaking the Silence: Navigating Youth Stress, Anxiety, and Depression
Erika Portela Solis, LCSW-C, CTP, CCI Behavioral Health Consultant (She/Her)
Veronica Castro, LMSW, CCI Behavioral Consultant (She/Her)

You’ll also learn more about local organizations and resources during our local vendor exhibit!

You must register by April 12 to join. 


The Fillmore Silver Spring
8656 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Metro Information
The venue is a short walk from the Silver Spring Metro Station accessible via the Red Line train.

Doors Open at 9:00 AM
Event begins at 9:45 AM and ends by 4:00 PM

🥪 Lunch will be provided on-site.