Improve your Mood, Don’t S.C.A.R.F. your food

Join us for a FREE Family Education Opportunity on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in the Seaholm Media Center as Linda Kaminski, MS, RD, CDE helps us understand how nutrition affects your mood, behavior and outlook on the day.


Linda Kaminski, MS, RD, CDE

Linda is a counselor, speaker, and author with a true passion for helpings live healthier, more productive lives. She has been providing individualize nutrition and lifestyle counseling services along with educational seminars in the Metro Detroit area since 1999. As the “Nutty Nutritionist”, Linda authored “You Gotta Eat!” a light-hearted book offering insightful and realistic strategies for living well, without fads, gimmicks or short-term fixes.

For more information on Linda, visit her website

 “Each of us has the potential to avoid disease, retard aging, and achieving a higher state of well being if they pay attention to self-care”
Deepak Chopra, MD

“Nutrients significantly affects stress, attention, anxiety, mood, impulse control, and sleep.”
Nick R.S. Hall, Ph.D.

   The program’s snacks for the evening are provided by 

Franks420 E. Frank
Birmingham, MI  48009

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Thank you to the Mad Hatter!

Thank you Mad Hatter, one of Birmingham’s newest restaurants! They kindly hosted BYA and our loyal supporters on August 26th for an evening of delicious food and fun! Owners Eileen and Raad Sakko and Executive Chef Derrick Rassam were wonderful and gracious hosts.  Thanks to the generous support of the evening’s patrons, over $3,000 was raised to support BYA’s work serving area youth and families.




Derrick Rassam and Eileen Sakko


BYA Caseworker Nikki Keller, Raad Sakko, BYA Former Chair Richard Stasys


Teen Volunteer Mark Nona, Chair Christine Gannon, Teen Volunteer Cameron Scott










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