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Vaping Costing More in Money and Health

Published on September 23rd, 2019 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — September 21, 2019 — The Times Argus By MARY DONNELLY In the middle of the summer, I ran into a young friend of mine who told me she had quit vaping. “I finally ... Read More


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U-32 Moving & Shaking in the Prevention World

Published on June 27th, 2019 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — June 21, 2019 — The Times Argus By Jamie Blondin Margaret Mead hit the nail on the head when she said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change ... Read More


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Protecting Pets from Harmful Drugs

Published on May 6th, 2019 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — May 3, 2019 — The Times Argus By JAMIE BLONDIN Dr. Emma Basham, DVM CVA, of Chelsea Animal Hospital, participated in an interview about pets and drugs and why some substances can be ... Read More


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Child Abuse Prevention: What Can Parents Do?

Published on March 25th, 2019 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — March 22, 2019 — The Times Argus By STEVEN NESS, Family Support Programs Manager at Prevent Child Abuse Vermont All parents want to be successful at caring for their children. Yet child abuse ... Read More


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Stay SMART and Responsible

Published on February 15th, 2019 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — February 14, 2019 — The Times Argus By Paul Eley, the former director of the Basement Teen Center and facilitator of the winter Stay SMART session. The Basement Teen Center is happy to ... Read More


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What do we do now about marijuana?

Published on February 5th, 2019 | by Deb Wolf

By Central Vermont New Directions Coalition The recommendations of the Governor’s Marijuana Commission included strong recommendations for prevention and education at all levels. They included strong recommendations for public safety, including impaired driving and product testing. ... Read More


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Prescription Drug Mail Back Envelopes

Published on January 22nd, 2019 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — January 18, 2019 — The Times Argus By ALEXANDER HOMKEY, MPH, Substance Abuse Program Manager for Drug Disposal at the Vermont Department of Health, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs (ADAP) Want ... Read More


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    Washington County Sheriff W. Samuel Hill, in cooperation with the DEA, has coordinated collection sites within Washington County for the safe disposal of unused prescription medications. PILLS AND CAPSULES ONLY Collection Sites: Washington County Sheriff’s Dept.[...]
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