Prevention Day!

Prevention Day!

On April 7th, over a hundred students from around Vermont came out on a cold and rainy day to march, speak out and speak with their legislators against the dangers of youth e-cigarette and tobacco use, and against flavors that are designed to attract youth and create...
Retail Cannabis and Act 164

Retail Cannabis and Act 164

Do you have questions about Act 164 (the law legalizing retail cannabis sales)? In the above video, presented by Healthy Lamoille Valley, Act 164 and it’s ramifications are explained.What Do We Know About Act 164?Act 164 Summarized:Legalizes sale / purchase /...
Advisory Board Announcement

Advisory Board Announcement

Central VT New Directions Coalition, encouraging healthy behaviors and decreasing substance use in Washington County, invites parents, community members, youth members, healthcare providers, and educators to join our monthly advisory board meetings. You’ll not only be...
Talking to Teens About Coronavirus

Talking to Teens About Coronavirus

Social distancing is hard for everyone, but it can be especially tough on teens. After all, we’re asking them to stay home just when they’re craving independence and social connections. They’re worrying about how the pandemic will affect their future, missing their...
Parenting for Prevention

Parenting for Prevention

Current prEvents – May 4, 2020 – The Times Argus By AMELIA SHERMAN What a challenging time for all of us right now with uncertainty and trying to figure out how to do things differently. As difficult as it may be to adjust to having all the family at home, perhaps...