DARIEN — Minding Our Minds in Challenging Times, a free workshop series from The Depot, Darien’s Youth Center, geared toward all middle school-aged kids will be held Thursdays from 4:30 to 6 p.m. beginning Oct. 15, Dec. 17. Jan. 14, Feb. 25, March 11, April 8, May 13 and June 3.

The series will consist of group discussions, hands-on projects and an online video series offered after school. Workshops will be held in a socially distant way, or if needed, virtually. Workshops are being run by a team of children’s mental health and educational professionals from Silver Hill Hospital.

Topics include: managing stress and anxiety, building healthy habits and routines, and balancing digital life. Due to the nature of workshops space is limited to 12 students.

To register, go to https://dariendepot.z2systems.com/np/clients/dariendepot/eventRegistration.jsp?event=599&.

This program will be supported by a grant from The John and Ethel Kashulon Foundation.