The Chinatown Coalition discussed youth and free medical services on April 11 at the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center.
Adolescence is a difficult time in a person’s life. Although some may claim that these are the ‘best days of one’s life’, it is also a time of immense pressure, what with all the changes going on in one’s body, environment, and life in addition to what the University of Minnesota’s Joyce Walker calls “negotiating a path between independence and reliance on others”. All of this adds up to one big word: stress.
This is the 31st tobacco-related Surgeon General’s report issued since 1964. It describes the epidemic of tobacco use among youth ages 12 through 17 and young adults ages 18 through 25, including the epidemiology, causes, and health effects of this tobacco use and interventions proven to prevent it.
Starting June 10, 2012, Focal Chinese Music Corp. (FCM), a music education and performing arts company will re-open and manage Melrose’s 116-year-old Corinthian Hall. Currently owned by Melrosian Stephen Longmuir, Corinthian Hall, with its 1900s interior preserved and restored, will serve as FCM’s headquarters.
According to Minh Pham, a senior at North Quincy High School and Director of Media Outreach for the newly-formed QARI (Quincy Asian Resources, Inc) Youth ServiceCorps, volunteering can feel “like being in prison.”
That feeling comes from offering one’s time and services and in return being told what to do and where to go, says Pham.
College is one of the most stressful things to think about when it comes to decision-making and financial aid. From my experience of college, I want to give some tips to everyone: children, teens, and parents.