The Teen Brain & Risk Taking
Event:The Teen Brain & Risk Taking
Date:May 22nd, 2018.
Time:6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location:LP Wilson Community Center, 599 Matianuck Ave
Contact:Sarah Maffiolini, YSB Coordinator
Details:Dr. Ruth Potee will discuss teen brain development and it’s impact on risk-taking behavior, including the use of drugs and alcohol and what it means for parents of teens. Dr. Potee practices family medicine in Greenfield, MA and was honored by the Franklin District Medical Society as the 2015 Community Clinician of the Year.
Who Should Attend? Parents, caregivers, grandparents, teens, teachers, social service providers, and all community members who care about our youth and the health of our community. Attendees will gain insight to how the teen brain develops and functions, and how to apply this information in daily interactions with teens.
This event is free and open to the public. No registration necessary. Childcare available on site. Light refreshments will be served. This event is brought to you by the Town of Windsor Youth Services Bureau. For more information please call 860-285-1990.