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Dr. Ruth Potee to present at ARHS on Addiction, Risk Taking and the Adolescent Brain 9/22 at 7PM
Learn more about what parents and the community can do to keep our children safer, healthier and substance-free through the middle and high school years.
Thursday, September 22 7:00 PM in the ARHS Library This event is free and open to the public.
Childcare and light refreshments will be provided. For more information or to sign up for childcare, please contact the ARHS Office at 362-1700.
Dr. Potee is an 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. Board certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine, Dr. Potee practices in Greenfield, MA and is the Chair of the Healthcare Solutions Committee of the Opioid Task Force of Franklin County. She has addressed professional and community audiences throughout Massachusetts.
This event is sponsored by the ARHS PGO in collaboration with ARHS, the Town of Amherst Health and Community Service Department, the SPIFFY Coalition.