Presentation on adolescent brain development to be held at Algonquin

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Dr. Ruth Potee
Dr. Ruth Potee
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Northborough – A presentation on “What You Need to Know about Adolescent Brain Development” – an exciting and informative presentation featuring nationally recognized Dr. Ruth Potee, will be held on Thursday, Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m.

Potee is a leading expert in brain development and teenage risk taking. This program will allow parents and community members to understand the adolescent brain development and how it impacts teen growth as well as risk taking behaviors.  Participants will learn strategies to help keep teens safer, healthier, and substance free during their formative years (middle to high school age).

This event is open to the public. It is co-sponsored by the Algonquin Regional High School Guidance Department, the Northborough/Southborough Substance Abuse Coalition, Southborough Youth & Family Services, and the Algonquin Parent Teacher Organization.

The school is located at 79 Bartlett St., Northborough.