This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Community Event Featuring Kirsten Haglund, Miss America 2008, And Former Pro Baseball Player, Addresses Substance Abuse, Depression, Self-Harm And Eating Disorders In Today's Youth

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Many teens and young adults today are struggling with numerous challenging disorders and addictions. To help families, coaches and the community better understand these complex issues, Midwest Sports Productions and Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center are hosting a special free event, "Strategies for Hope: Understanding Substance Abuse, Depression, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Today's Youth."


The event will take place 7 – 9 p.m., on Friday, June 1, 2012 at the Westside Family Church, 8500 Woodsonia Drive in Lenexa, Kansas. Speakers include Margaret Nagib, PsyD, spirituality clinical coordinator and primary therapist at Timberline Knolls, and Bill Severns, a motivational speaker, former professional baseball player and All-American at the University of Oklahoma, and author of "Keepers of the Sandlot", a book dedicated to parents, athletes and coaches. The book talks about life lessons based on Bill's experience at every level of the game. Bill's second book, "The Sandlot Strategy," will be released this spring. Kirsten Haglund, Miss America 2008, eating disorders awareness advocate and community relations specialist at Timberline Knolls, will serve as the evening's emcee and panel discussion moderator.

The event is geared to parents, coaches and athletes, mental health professionals, church and community leaders, and anyone interested in the evening's topic matter.

"We look forward to bringing the community together for an event that will raise awareness and provide resources to those in need," said Amy Sullivan, professional outreach representative for Timberline Knolls and a registered dietitian. "Community members and mental health professionals will learn and discuss the issues confronting our youth today in an open forum."

In addition to the speakers, Todd Warren, musician and spirituality coordinator at Timberline Knolls, will provide inspirational music at the event. Todd uses music to help individuals express and celebrate their spirituality. He is a nationally known songwriter, recording artist and ordained minister.

To register for the event, please visit:

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,798.49 -14.90 -0.08%
S&P 500 2,090.11 +1.24 0.06%
NASDAQ 5,127.5250 +11.3820 0.22%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs