AUGUSTA — Kennebec Behavioral Health will present several free educational programs, many relate to Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, which is May 6-12.

The talks, part of the agency’s 2012 Community Learning Series, are sponsored by the Bank of Maine.

The upcoming presentations are:

* “Caring for Our Kids: Understanding Youth Suicide,” 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, May 7, Warsaw Middle School library, 167 School St., Pittsfield. Presenter will be Rob Rogers, LADC, KBH.

* “Students & Substance Abuse,” 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, Madison Area Junior High School cafeteria, 205 Main St., Madison. The presenter will be Rob Rogers.

* “Positive Solutions to Negative Behaviors at Home,” 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, Vassalboro Community School cafeteria, 1116 Webber Pond Road, Vassalboro. Presenter will be Michelle Shaw.

* “Is It ADHD or Just Inattention?” 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, Albert S. Hall School cafeteria, 27 Pleasant St., Waterville. The presenter will be Dr. Janine Taylor.

For more information, call Kennebec Behavioral Health at 873-2136, ext. 1905; or visit

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