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"What Were You Thinking?" The Effects of Marijuana on the Adolescent Brain

  • Natick High School 15 West Street Natick, MA 01760 United States (map)

— For students, parents and caregivers (middle & high school)


This program will address recent research on the effects of marijuana use during the adolescent years, specifically: 

  • How does teen marijuana use affect rates of addiction in later life?

  • How does marijuana affect brain development and executive function in teens and in growing brains?

Marisa Silveri, PhD, nationally acclaimed behavioral neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, will present her work on adolescent brain development and the effects of marijuana use on brain function. She will also answer audience questions. 

— Lead Sponsors: Natick Acts, Natick Together for Youth (NTY), Town of Natick, Natick Public Schools, SOAR Natick, SPARK Kindness

Earlier Event: May 14
Drugs: True Stories