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Community Health Forum: What Every Parent and Teacher Must Know About Teen Brain Development and the Risk for Addiction
April 12, 2017 . 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Speaker: Dr. Ruth Potee
Dr. Potee will talk about the teen brain’s development and how brain chemistry impacts risk-taking behaviors including alcohol and substance abuse. She will provide practical guidelines for raising teens in this climate.
Dr. Potee, a graduate of Wellesley College, Mount Holyoke College, and Yale University School of Medicine, serves as a family physician with the Valley Medical Group in Greenfield and is the co-Chair for Healthcare Solutions of the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County & North Quabbin. So she knows what she’s talking about!
The presentation is being made possible by a grant from Team Medford, Medford Board of Health.