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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.

Details

Date:
April 12, 2017
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://patch.com/massachusetts/medford/medford-high-hosting-teenage-addiction-prevention-forum

Organizer

Medford Board of Health

Venue

Caron Theatre – Medford High
489 Winthrop St
Medford, MA 02155 United States
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