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WakeMed Andrews Center 3&4

3024 New Bern Ave

Raleigh, NC 27610

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WakeMed Health & Hospitals and the Wake County PTA Council present Mental Health 101:

A conversation to promote understanding of mental health and provide accurate information about; common mental health and substance use disorders, current statistics, unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in youth, ways to support your children, one another and your community, and knowing when, where and how to access local resources for help.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to have an open dialog about mental health, in a small setting, with a trained pediatric mental health professional. Have your questions ready for Dr. Tomasula on Friday April 12th 11:00-12:30 at the WakeMed Andrews Center. Lunch will be provided as part of your free registration. If something and changed and you will no longer be able to attend or if you do not need a lunch, PLEASE contact us as soon as possible so we may offer your spot to another registrant and ensure an accurate number for the catering order.


Our speaker for the event is: Jessica Tomasula, PhD

Dr. Tomasula is a licensed pediatric psychologist and manager of behavioral health services at WakeMed Children’s. She provides clinical care to patients and families in WakeMed Physician Practices’ Pediatric Weight Management & Adolescent Bariatric Surgery programs as well as Pediatric Gastroenterology.
Dr. Tomasula received her undergraduate degree in psychology and sociology from Bucknell University. She earned her doctorate in health psychology with a specialization in pediatric school psychology from East Carolina University. Dr. Tomasula completed her predoctoral internship in specialized educational settings within North Carolina (NC)’s public school systems. Her postdoctoral fellowship was completed in the pediatric integrated primary care setting at a Federally Qualified Health Center in NC. Her professional interests include
family-based behavioral interventions for health and wellness, parent training, sleep hygiene, adolescent suicide prevention, and pediatric integrated care. Dr. Tomasula is a member of The Obesity Society, American Psychological Association, the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, and the North Carolina Psychological Association.

In her time away from work, Dr. Tomasula enjoys spending time outside with her husband and twochildren, traveling to visit friends and extended family, and laughing with others as often as possible.

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WakeMed Andrews Center 3&4

3024 New Bern Ave

Raleigh, NC 27610

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