Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Protecting Your Child's Brain

On Tuesday October 15th from 7 to 9 PM we will be hosting a presentation for parents highlighting what we need to know about the developing brain, concussions, and also the increased risk of injury due to underage substance use.  Join us to learn the signs symptoms and treatments for concussions  Find out what IMPACT screening does and does not do.  Learn what the latest brain imaging research tells us about the damage and risk associated with underage drinking and marijuana use, and what you need to know to help your child make healthy choices.

Guest speakers include Deb Sulansky from the Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut and Rebecca MacEwen from GMMS's Athletic Department. Dr. Kaminier from UCONN Health Center will lead the adolescent brain and substance use risks discussion.

Please call to register if you will be able to attend this program.  (860) 844-5355.