Posts tagged “Youth Prevention”
HAS is excited to co-sponsor a talk by Dr. Luis Zayas, Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor of Social Work / Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Zayas will be discussing his recent book, Latinas Attempting Suicide, which explores the sociocultural and developmental processes that influence suicidal behavior among adolescent Latinas. The … [Read More…]
Thanks to everyone who came out for the unveiling of “A Celebration of Family Life,” the new mosaic sculptures that will be on permanent display at out Western Avenue site. Youth Prevention participants, together with Urban Gateways artist Nicole Beck, created the sculptures as a project designed to encourage self-expression and provide a positive alternative … [Read More…]
The blog Decoder, produced by the Partnership at DrugFree.org, offers the following suggestions for keeping teens safe and healthy now that school is out.
On June 9, 2011, HAS CEO Marco Jacome and Youth Treatment Manager Julia Romero visited Edgewater’s Helen C. Peirce School of International Studies to talk about the importance of avoiding drugs and alcohol—and to thank Spanish teacher Maria Roche and her class for their support. Earlier in the year, Ms. Roche’s class completed a research … [Read More…]
Home and family have always been very important to Melina M. “I love being at home,” she says with a smile. “I love to cook. Cooking is my hobby. Even if we don’t always understand each other when we’re speaking, we understand each other when we’re eating!” The mother of five had always been a … [Read More…]