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Addiction & The Adolescent Brain

Falmouth Police Department
Event organized by Falmouth Police Department

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Community forum on Addiction & The Adolescent Brain

There is increasing attention to teen brain development and how it impacts how teens behave and take risks—such as using alcohol and drugs—and what this means for parents of teens. Come learn more about what parents and other interested members of the community can do to keep our teens safer, healthier, and substance-free through the middle and high school years.

Sunday, April 8, 2018, Noon to 3:30 p.m. Falmouth High School, 874 Gifford Street

Lunch, Resource Fair and Hidden In Plain Sight Exhibit Noon -12:45 p.m. in Cafeteria

Keynote speaker Dr. Potee 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. in Auditorium

Breakout Sessions 2:45 p.m.-3:30 p.m. in classrooms: Prescription Drug Awareness- CVS; Vaping-Stacey Schakel; Youth Intervention/Treatment-Duffy Health Center; Preventative Parenting-Cindy Horgan; Legalization of Marijuana-Falmouth Police Dept.
FREE community event with resources, lunch and childcare provided

R.S.V.P. appreciated to account for lunch totals: Register online at tinyurl.com/falmouthcares or contact Susan Clondas at Falmouth Human Services at 508-548-0533 x10

Dr. Ruth Potee, MD practices family medicine in Greenfield, MA and was honored by the Franklin District Medical Society as the 2015 Community Clinician of the Year. She is Chair of the Healthcare Solutions Opioid Task Force of Franklin County and has addressed professional and community audiences on related topics throughout the state.