Encouraging healthy behavior and decreasing substance abuse in our community.

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Harm Reduction in the Age of Coronavirus

Published on June 17th, 2020 | by Erica Zimmerman

Current PrEvents  — June 12, 2020  — The Times Argus  By ROBERT PURVIS  With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we were introduced to a new phrase: “social distancing”. This phrase encompasses a set of practices ... Read More


Talking to Teens About Coronavirus

Published on May 18th, 2020 | by Erica Zimmerman

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 ... Read More


2020 Vermont Young Adult Survey is now open!

Published on March 30th, 2020 | by Deb Wolf

The anonymous survey designed for Vermont residents between the ages of 18 and 25 can be found here. As part of its contract with the Vermont Department of Health (VDH) for the Regional Prevention Partnerships (RPP) ... Read More


Cannabis Use and Pregnancy

Published on March 25th, 2020 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents – March, 2020 – The Times Argus By AMELIA SHERMAN With Vermont potentially becoming the next state to establish a commercial cannabis market, questions abound in the minds of Vermonters regarding cannabis and its ... Read More


Teens are Concerned About Dating Violence

Published on March 13th, 2020 | by Deb Wolf

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Supports teens concerned about unhealthy relationships Current prEvents – February/March, 2020 – The Times Argus By AMELIA SHERMAN The bitter cold of February is sinking in, and what better way is ... Read More


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


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


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


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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