Helping your Child Balance Stress and Success: An Asian-American Perspective

The Lexington Asian Mental Health Initiative invites you to a Community Forum
Helping your Child Balance Stress and Success: An Asian-American Perspective 

Saturday, March 29 – 9 am to 12 noon
Cary Auditorium – 1605 Mass. Ave., Lexington

You will learn:

  • What does the data tell us about Lexington’s Asian-American students and parents?
  • How can you help your child balance stress and success?
  • How does immigration influence mental health?
  • How can you communicate better with your child?
  • What resources are available to help?


  • Tim Dugan, M.D., Assistant Clinical Professor Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • Rama Rao Gogineni, M.D., Dir., Div. of Adolescent Psychiatry, Cooper University Health Care
  • Josephine Kim, Ph.D., Lecturer, Harvard School of Education
  • Ed Wang, Psy.D, Director, Multicultural Affairs, Mass. Dept. of Mental Health
  • The Breaking Silences performance with Christina Chan and Pata Suyemoto
  • Lexington Asian students

Free and open to all

For more information, contact Marsha Lazar, Director, Asian Mental Health Initiative, Lexington Youth & Family Services at

The Lexington Asian Mental Health Initiative is supported by a grant from Community Health Network Area 15 to Lexington Youth and Family Services, Inc., and by the Chinese-American Association of Lexington, Indian-Americans of Lexington, Town of Lexington, Lexington High School and many student and parent volunteers.

View the Stress and Success flyer (PDF)

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