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Substance use in older adults on the rise

Published on July 25th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents  – Times Argus – July 25, 2017 By Matt Whalen For healthy adults age 65 and over, drinking more than one drink a day puts a person at risk of serious health problems. Seniors ... Read More


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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Published on October 1st, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   October 17, 2016   Times Argus A way to help youth in your community By Jeff Hunsberger and Kirk Postlewaite If you had a chance to make a difference in a young person’s life, would ... Read More


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Addiction: Families find help in own recovery

Published on September 19th, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   September 19, 2016   Times Argus Addiction: Families find help in own recovery By Sarah Munro, Vermont Department of Health substance abuse Prevention Consultant at the Barre District Office. Addiction is a baffling, powerful and ... Read More


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Local Businesses are Key in Preventing Underage Drinking

Published on August 15th, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   August 15, 2016   Times Argus Local Businesses Are Key Players in Preventing Underage Drinking By Ann Gilbert, Director, Central Vermont New Directions Coalition For businesses that sell or serve beer, wine, alcohol, or tobacco ... Read More


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Struggling to Learn to Live in the Real World

Published on July 20th, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents  – July 18, 2016 – Times Argus Struggling to Learn How to Live in the Real World By Brittany Mahoney Brittany is a young woman who has faced many challenges, from poverty and health ... Read More


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Raising Resilient Youth

Published on December 21st, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — December 21, 2015 — Times Argus By Drew McNaughton – Main Street Middle School Community Connections Site Coordinator in Montpelier. Why do some kids thrive and others crash? For years, researchers tried to ... Read More


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Addiction Recovery: A Long but Rewarding Journey

Published on September 15th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

By Robert Purvis – Executive Director of the Turning Point Center of Central Vermont in Barre. He can be reached at (802) 479-7373. Current prEvents – September 21, 2015 – Times Argus September is National Alcohol and ... Read More


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Not Helicoptering – Just Caring

Published on August 18th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Launching Young Adults into the World Current prEvents — August 17, 2015 Times Argus By Ginny Burley, Prevention Specialist with Central Vermont New Directions Coalition You got your kids safely through high school. You survived the ... Read More


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