Date(s): Dec 01, 2020
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Jewish Family & Career Services of Atlanta (JF&CS) will host “Tween and Teen Mental Health in the Age of Covid” presenting The Big Bang Theory’s Mayim Bialik, Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Author, and Teen Mental Health Advocate at a special fundraiser, Community of Giving, A Virtual Gathering, on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020.Mayim Hoya Bialik is best known for her lead role as Blossom Russo in the early-1990s NBC television sitcom Blossom. She is most recently known for playing the role of Amy Farrah Fowler on the hit CBS comedy, The Big Bang Theory. The role received multiple accolades with 2 Critics’ Choice Award wins, 4 Emmy nominations and a SAG Award nomination.
Following the iconic show’s ending, Bialik and her production company, Sad Clown Productions, announced her new series for FOX, Call Me Kat, which she will star in, and Executive Produce with her former co-star Jim Parsons. She’s also launching a podcast on mental health this Fall titled Mayim Bialik’s Breakdown. After Blossom, Bialik took a break from acting to earn a BS and Ph.D. in Neuroscience from UCLA. She’s authored a myriad of books, 2 of which reached #1 on the New York Times Best-Sellers list (Girling Up: How to Be Strong, Smart and Spectacular and Boying Up: How to be Brave, Bold and Brilliant).
This event will have a focus on the mental health of teenagers, a group that has been hit particularly hard during this time of isolation. Anxiety and depression have been increasing exponentially since the start of the Pandemic. Bialik has been helping to break the stigma by being open about her own depression. She brings a personal and scientific approach to the topic. General admission tickets are available for $36 each, admission and catered meal for one guest is $180, and admission plus a family meal is $360.