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Guide to the Adolescent Brain
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 12:50 PM

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Thursday, April 18, 7 - 8:30 PM
Washburn High School

Washburn Parent Mental Health Committee is hosting a free presentation featuring Andria Botzet, MA and Tamara Fahnhorst, M.P.H., University of Minnesota Dept. of Psychiatry, Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research. This presentation for parents of teens will:

  • Summarize adolescent brain development
  • Provide insight into understanding “typical” teen behavior
  • Detail how the adolescent brain is more susceptible to the negative effects of alcohol & drugs
  • Provide tools for parents on effective communication with teens
  • Outline factors that can protect teens from alcohol and drug use

For more information about the event, please contact Kate Casserly at kate.casserly@mpls.k12.mn.us, Jennie Markworth at Jennifer.markworth@minneapolismn.gov or Ryan Hoag at 668-3440.