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Impact of Substances on Domestic Violence

Published on August 17th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents – Aug. 13, 2018 – The Times Argus Editor’s note: Current PrEvents is produced by the Central Vermont New Directions Coalition as part of the Regional Prevention Partnership grant from the Vermont Department of ... Read More


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Is cannabis safe?

Published on July 16th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Learn about the relationship between cannabis use and psychosis including the latest scientific research and the insights and perspectives of young people. http://cannabisandpsychosis.ca... Read More


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Montpelier’s smoke free ballpark

Published on July 3rd, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Montpelier mascot Skip is proud of Montpelier’s smoke free ballpark. Central VT New Directions Coalition joined the World as co-sponsors of the Mountaineers game on June 26th, and provided information about the dangers of secondhand smoke ... Read More


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Rx Drug Take Back Day Results

Published on May 21st, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Washington County collected 24 boxes with a combined weight of over 600 pounds at the April 28th, 2018 Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The seven local collection sites included the Washington County Sheriff’s Department in Montpelier, ... Read More


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What is Tobacco 21?

Published on March 20th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Current PrEvents | March 19, 2018 By GINNY BURLEY FOR THE TIMES ARGUS Consider these facts: Smoking tobacco is the number one cause of preventable death in the United States. There are 500,000 premature deaths from smoking ... Read More


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Spaulding Students Are Youth Prevention Champions

Published on February 28th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Spaulding Students Receive Youth Prevention Champion Awards at Prevention Day Dawn Poitras (left) Student Assistance Professional (SAP) and youth group advisor for Barre Supervisory Union, presented Youth Prevention Champion awards on Prevention Day to Spaulding High ... Read More


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Into the Issues

Published on February 13th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Ann Gilbert represented Prevention on the “Into the Issues” forum on the opiate crisis, February 12th at Montpelier High School, moderated by Times Argus Editor Steven Pappas... Read More


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