Senior Salutes: Kathryn C. from Goffstown High School

Senior Salutes: Kathryn C. from Goffstown High School

Kathryn C.  is a graduating senior from Goffstown High School.  She joined EmpowerYOUTH, an initiative of Makin’ It Happen, as a Freshman.  We asked her what made her take part in EmpowerYOUTH and she explained: “When I was a freshman, I went with my school to the...

Senior Salutes: Josue R. from Manchester Central

Senior Salutes: Josue R. from Manchester Central

This week Makin’ It Happen will be highlighting our empowerYOUTH Seniors!  We are so grateful for their efforts and are wishing them the best on their future endeavors!

Josue R.  is a graduating senior at Manchester Central High School.  He became active in empowerYOUTH, an initiative of Makin’ It Happen, as a Freshman. 

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.