Stronger father-son relationships curtail youth delinquency, local research finds

Men’s Health Awareness Month—or Movember—typically illuminates the physical maladies of the male population—not to mention the ability to sport grizzly facial hair. But this week, we highlight local research focused on the family health of men. The Prevention Research Center of Michigan in Ann Arbor has found through a multiple-session program that Flint-area families are learning to build better father-son relationships. The effects? Curbing youth delinquency or what they have termed “risky … [Read more...]

ROCHESTER AREA YOUTH ASSISTANCE SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR ITS 37TH ANNUAL YOUTH RECOGNITION BANQUET

Rochester Area Youth Assistance (RAYA) is looking for student nominations for its 37th Annual Youth Recognition Banquet to be held on Tuesday, March 29th at the River Crest banquet facility in Rochester Hills.  The banquet will honor young people, grades K-12, who reside in the Rochester Community School District in recognition of their community service, accomplishments or achievements.  Past recipients have donated their time by tutoring classmates, befriending special needs children, or … [Read more...]