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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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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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