VIDEO: "Dr. Ruth Potee's Presentation - UNDER CONSTRUCTION: What Everyone Must Know About Tween/Teen Brain Development & Substance Abuse"

Dr. Ruth Potee is a nationally renowned family physician who specializes in addressing the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts. Her expertise in adolescent brain development and its impact on teenage risk-taking, including alcohol and substance abuse, has been featured nationally. She blends scientific research with an understanding of the challenges of raising healthy teens.

Dr. Potee presented to the Bedford community on January 19, 2017. View her presentation below to learn about what parents and other interested members of the community can do to keep their tweens and teens safer, healthier and substance-free through middle and high school years.