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Darien Library Offers a Program to Understand the Effects of COVID-19 Isolation on Oct. 19

Darien Library and Darien SEPAC present an event that will help parents understand and navigate the impact that lockdown isolation may have had on their children.

Dr. Peter McAllister, a board-certified neurologist, will address best practices for evaluating and treating anxiety, depression, and migraine in school-age children. He will discuss the psychoeducational impact of isolation and insecurity during COVID and available interventions, including medication.

This virtual event will take place on Tuesday, October 19th at 7:30 p.m. Register on Darien Library’s website at www.darienlibrary.org/event/5340.

About Peter McAllister

Peter McAllister, MD is Co-Founder and Director of New England Institute for Neurology and Headache, where he sees adults and children ages five and over and employs a holistic, biopsychosocial approach to diagnosis and treatment. He holds clinical appointments at both Yale University School of Medicine and The Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University. He is also Chief Medical Officer of New England Institute for Clinical Research and Ki Clinical Research and has authored over 150 articles, book chapters, and posters.

About Darien Library

 Darien Library is a Library Journal five-star Library. It is among the busiest in the state with over 1,300 people visiting on an average day and has the highest per capita circulation of items in Connecticut. The Library collection includes 125,000 books and 300 newspaper and magazine subscriptions. In addition, the Library presents over 1,500 public events annually, hosting a lineup of bestselling authors, technology classes, early literacy programs, and workshops for small business owners and entrepreneurs.

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