A Doctor’s Perspective on Marijuana: the Developing Brain and Addiction

A Doctor’s Perspective on Marijuana: the Developing Brain and Addiction

Makin’ It Happen continued our weekly forum,  ‘I’m ok, are you ok?’ Wednesday with presenter Dr. Molly Rosigno who is an Addiction Medicine Specialist from Catholic Medical Center and NH Healthy Families.  Dr. Rossingnol discussed the effects of marijuana on the brain...

#NPW2020 Preventing Youth Tobacco Use (E-Cigarettes and Vaping) – by Breathe New Hampshire

#NPW2020 Preventing Youth Tobacco Use (E-Cigarettes and Vaping) – by Breathe New Hampshire

For more than 100 years, Breathe New Hampshire, a statewide non-profit, has focused on critical issues related to lung health by providing educational programs, advocating for public health, and supporting scientific research to prevent, eliminate, and treat lung disease. While many of our programs are inclusive of COPD, asthma, air quality, and lung cancer, we have remained focused on the public health issue of tobacco use disorder, a leading cause of preventable death in the United States. With the emergence of electronic cigarettes this century, use of these products by youth and teens in recent years has become a substantial public health priority for our organization.  

#NPW2020 Popcorn and Movie Night

#NPW2020 Popcorn and Movie Night

Netflix just premiered the film Cracked Up: the Daryl Hammond Story.   Daryl Hammond is the beloved Saturday Night Live star known for his impressions of Bill Clinton and Sean Connery.  What you may not know about Hammond is that he is a survivor of childhood trauma.   

Preventing Prescription Drug and Opioid Misuse for National Prevention Week 2020

Preventing Prescription Drug and Opioid Misuse for National Prevention Week 2020

I appreciate the opportunity to contribute to such an important topic, especially at a time when our ability to connect and communicate face-to-face has been so disrupted by COVID-19. I have been in law enforcement for 28 years, most of which has been spent with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

The Y’s, Pivoting During COVID-19

The Y’s, Pivoting During COVID-19

Makin’ It Happen continued our weekly forum,  ‘I’m ok, are you ok?’ Wednesday with presentations  from the Granite YMCA and the YWCA NH.   Attendees heard from Jessica Goodine-Riendeau, Community Outreach Director at the YMCA and Katie Parent, YWCA REACH Program...