Mothers of North Arlington - Event Information

Event Name:
Home Safety Speaker Panel

Please join MONA for our first Home Safety Speaker panel on January 9, 2020, in the Auditorium of the Arlington Central Library from 6:30-8pm.  Learn how to make your home safer for your own family, your children, their friends and guests.  The three featured speakers will share the importance of safe storage and disposal of prescription drugs, safe storage of firearms and safety precautions for children with food allergies. While the presentations focus on how to keep our children safer, this presentation is for an adult audience only.

Emily Siqveland, MA, LPC, Assistant Program Manager 
SA Residential Services & Office Based Opioid Treatment, Arlington County Department of Human Services

Speaker will discuss safe medication storage and disposal and focus on the following questions: Why should I lock and/or store medication out of reach of children?  What is the best way to store medication and what resources are there to support this?  How and why should I dispose of medications?

Saira Smith, BE SMART Volunteer
The Be SMART presentation is designed to help parents and adults normalize conversations about gun safety and take responsible actions that can prevent child gun deaths and injuries. Be SMART by Securing all guns, Modeling responsible behavior, Asking about presence of unsecured guns in other homes, Recognizing the role of guns in suicide and Telling your peers to Be SMART.

EB Nesbitt, Food Allergy Consultant, EebVerse LLC
Speaker will focus on avoiding some frequent mistakes in reading food labels and how to try to make your home safer for your child or a guest with life threatening food allergies.

Event Date:
1/9/2020 - 1/9/2020

Event Time:
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Central Library (Auditorium)
1015 N. Quincey Street North
Arlington, VA

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