Youth Voice at Risk of Being Silenced: A Statement from Makin’ It Happen Executive Director Mary Forsythe-Taber

Youth Voice at Risk of Being Silenced: A Statement from Makin’ It Happen Executive Director Mary Forsythe-Taber

Tomorrow a hearing will be held in the New Hampshire Senate’s Educational Committee on HB 1639. This bill aims to make the Youth Risk Behavioral Survey (YRBS) an opt-in survey rather than opt out.  It has already passed in the New Hampshire House of...
National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week

National Public Health Week is this week. This year’s theme, Public Health Is Where You Are, celebrates what we know is true: The places where we are, physically, mentally, and societally, affect our health and our lives. As we celebrate the 27th NPHW, April 4-10, we...
Motivated by Compassion:The Manchester Health Department and the Manchester Police Department launch innovative Community Health Worker program!  

Motivated by Compassion:The Manchester Health Department and the Manchester Police Department launch innovative Community Health Worker program!  

Makin’ It Happen is taking the opportunity in 2022 to highlight the work of our incredible partners. This month we spoke with the Manchester Health Department’s Community Health Worker team that is working in collaboration with the Manchester Police Department. This...
Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week: A Discussion with Rik Cornell of the Greater Manchester Mental Health Center

Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week: A Discussion with Rik Cornell of the Greater Manchester Mental Health Center

Children of Alcoholics Awareness Week (COA Awareness Week) ‘breaks the silence that engulfs, and traps kids and teens living with parental addiction and offers the chance for children at risk to become children of promise’. According to the National Association for...