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Why we need to be Talking About Marijuana

Published on April 16th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents     January 19, 2015   Times Argus Why We Need to be Talking About Marijuana Vermont has the highest use of marijuana in the country for both adults and youth. Recently, the status of marijuana in ... Read More


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Opiate Addiction & Hope for Families

Published on April 15th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   April 13, 2015   Times Argus Opiate Addiction and Hope for Families By Sarah Munro, Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant for the Vermont Department of Health at the Barre District Office “When I think back to ... Read More


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Safe Storage and Disposal of Rx Drugs Prevents Misuse

Published on March 17th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   March 16, 2015   Times Argus Safe Storage and Disposal of Rx Drugs Prevents Misuse Prescription drug abuse affecting area teens and what you can do By Ginny Burley, Prevention Specialist with Central Vermont New ... Read More


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Guiding Good Choices

Published on February 24th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

“Guiding Good Choices” to help parents improve family bonding and reduce risk of teenage drug use 5 Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27 and June 3, 6:00-8:00 PM Rumney Memorial School, 433 Shady Rill Road, Middlesex Montpelier, VT ... Read More


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Binge Drinking

Published on February 19th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Preventing binge drinking is a priority for the Central Vermont New Directions Coalition.  Read about some of our work in the April 2014 Burlington Free Press article... Read More


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Cultivating Healthy Habits

Published on December 19th, 2014 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   December 15, 2014   Times Argus Cultivating Healthy Habits: Set a Good Example How to talk to your kids about substances Our kids live in a different world than the one we grew up in. ... Read More


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