Psychologist and Comedian to address Fernandina High School Students

Fernandina Police and the Nassau Alcohol, Drug and Crime Abatement Coalition sponsor presentations by Matt Bellace, Ph.D. on Thursday and Friday this week at FBHS.

Psychologist and Comedian to address Fernandina High School Students

Dr. Matt Bellace, Ph.D., motivational Speaker and Comedian

The Fernandina Beach Police Department and the Nassau Alcohol, Drug and Crime Abatement Coalition (NACDAC) are proudly co-sponsoring a series of presentations by nationally known speaker Matt Bellace, Ph.D. on Thursday and Friday this week at Fernandina Beach High School in support of our joint efforts to inform and educate our kids.

Dr. Bellace is well regarded in both educational and entertainment circles for his strong anti-bullying and anti-drug messages. He will present his powerful anti-bullying assembly on Thursday, teaching students about positive social support, healthy forms of self-expression and creative ways to take a stand against bullying. This very positive anti-bullying message empowers students to have strength in the face of negativity.

On Friday he will present an assembly called “How to Get High Naturally.” This interesting and entertaining presentation focuses on how to be a healthy L.E.A.D.er in high school. It has been described as the perfect combination of stand-up comedy, interactive demonstrations and inspirational stories. Dr. Bellace empowers students to be leaders in their lives and make changes in their environment. He discusses how to seek positive people for support, cope with emotions in a healthy way, and develop the confidence to rise above adversity.

For twenty years Dr. Matt Bellace has been traveling the country as a professional speaker and stand-up comedian. He has a Ph.D. in clinical neuropsychology, which is the study of the brain and behavior, and he is the author of the book, “A Better High,” which focuses on natural highs and making healthy choices. His unique presentation style allows him to connect with young people in meaningful ways and his positive impact has been documented time after time in schools across America. He is also the co-author of the National Geographic Kids series, “This or That,” and he was a regular on truTV’s “World’s Dumbest.”

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