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Posted on: September 13, 2016

[ARCHIVED] What Every Parent Must Know About Teen/Tween Brain Development

Brain Development

Join us on Thursday, September 22nd at 7pm in the Amherst Regional High School Library for a free information session provided by Dr. Ruth Potee, on how to help children be safe, healthy and substance-free through the middle and high school years.

Free and open to the public
Q&A to follow
Childcare and light refreshments

For more information or to sign up for childcare, please contact ARHS at 413-362-1700

Dr. Ruth Potee is a nationally featured speaker and recognized expert in the area of adolescent brain development and its impact on teenage risk taking, including alcohol and substance abuse. She blends scientific research with hands-on understanding of the challenges of raising healthy teens. She practices family medicine in Greenfield, and is Chair of the Healthcare Solutions Opioid Task Force of Franklin County.

The ARHS PGO is pleased to bring this presentation to the community, in partnership with ARHS, the Town of Amherst and the SPIFFY Coalition.

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