Alycia Dadd, Ph.D.
Director of Mental Health
Darien Thriving Youth Survey:
Community Presentation -Thursday October 12th, 7pm
Darien Public Library - Register Here
Finding mental health support can be challenging, please click here for a list of local resources. While the list is not exhaustive, it is meant to provide the Darien Public School community accessible, quality resources from providers who have informed us that they are available and ready to support the community
Community Mental Health Events
Please click here for a a list of local events focusing on Mental Health and Wellness. Click on event name for more information.
- Dr. Lisa Damour: "The Emotional Lives of Teenagers" moderated by Reena Ninan
May 10th, 2023 in partnership with Middlesex Parent Association, Darien High School Parent Association, and YWCA Parent Awareness, and Thriving Youth Task Force
- Demystifying Resilience in Children and Adolescents
May 4th, 2023 in partnership with the Mental Health Task Force of Darien, Child Guidance Center, Family Centers, and Kids in Crisis
- Preparing All Students to Thrive: An overview of Social Emotional Learning and Wellness in Darien Public Schools
May 4, 2022 Alycia Dadd, Ph.D., Director of Mental Health & Julie Droller, Director of Elementary Education
- BOE Presentation: Mental Health Update: 30, 60, 90 Day Plan
April 25, 2023 Alycia Dadd, Ph.D., Director of Mental Health