Don't Miss When Life Hands You Teenagers

Grant Halliburton Foundation is once again hosting our adolescent mental health focused conference When Life Hands You Teenagers on Wednesday, September 25 at Plano Event Center. This promises to be an enlightening conference for mental health professionals, parents, educators, and others who live or work with children and teens.

It’s no secret that today’s young people face a multitude of challenges—often leading to stress, depression, anxiety, addictions, and other behavioral disorders. At When Life Hands You Teenagers attendees will learn from leading mental health experts how to help youth overcome the tough issues impacting their lives.

This year’s event is shaping up to be our best yet.

The conference features four great keynote speakers, two TeenED Talks, a delicious continental breakfast, lunch, and CEUs—all included with your registration.

The great lineup of Featured Speakers include:

  • Nora McInerny Purmort
    Podcast Host and Author

  • Erin Walsh, M.A.
    Mind Positive Parenting

  • Linda Rodriguez, Ed.D
    Senior Director for School Behavioral Health
    The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

  • Dexter A. Chaney II
    KIPP Destiny Elementary

When Life Hands You Teenagers also features our TeenED Talks. This speaker series is driven by the conference goal to spread unique ideas for better teen mental health.

TeenEd Talks Speakers are:

  • Travis Moore, LPC
    Vale Counseling

  • Ebony Smith
    Yoga N Da Hood

To learn even more about our lineup or to register, visit

–Outreach and Education Team