6:00pm -- Interactive Exhibit: 'Hidden in Plain Sight'
6:30 - 8:00pm -- Dr. Ruth Potee presesntation “Under Construction: What Every Parent Should Know about the Tween/Teen Brain and Substance Use”
Dr. Ruth Potee is a nationally recognized pediatrician and expert on youth risk-taking behavior. Her dynamic presentations help adults to understand the maturing adolescent brain to help safeguard our children’s well-being and promote healthy decision-making. With teen substance use and depression being a growing community concern, this is a must-see informative presentation.
This event is FREE to the public. Parents, teachers, and community members are welcome.
Bonus: Prior to Dr. Potee’s talk, there will be a unique interactive exhibit called, Hidden in Plain Sight, demonstrating how to spot warning signs of possible substance misuse by using a recreated typical teen bedroom.
The P.A.R.E.N.T. Speaker Series is co-sponsored by Milton Public Schools and the Milton Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition with special funding from BID-Milton, the Joyce Piliavin Charitable Trust, the Milton PTO Association, and the Milton Times.