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Sober… Curious?

Published on January 24th, 2020 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — January 24, 2020 — The Times Argus By AMELIA SHERMAN Ah, January. The New Year is still fresh on our minds, and the air is swirling with flurries of resolutions that intermingle with ... 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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How to talk to your kids about Substance Use

Published on January 30th, 2019 | by Deb Wolf

HELP KEEP KIDS SAFE     For more tips, visit: http://bit.ly/monitorteens  Here are some tips to help you talk to your students – of all ages – about drugs and alcohol. To help guide the conversation, SAMHSA ... 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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Why we need safe homes for our kids

Published on December 17th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — December 14, 2018 — The Times Argus By GINNY BURLEY – the Prevention Educator for Central Vermont New Directions Coalition We work hard to keep our homes safe. We have fire extinguishers and ... Read More


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Rx Take Back Day

Published on October 24th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Do you have unwanted, unused, or expired medications in your medicine cabinet? Saturday is National Drug Take Back Day and we encourage everyone to bring their old medications to a local disposal site in efforts to ... Read More


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