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Take Back Day Saturday, October 23, 2021 (10am to 2pm)

Published on October 4th, 2021 | by Will Roberts

Washington County Sheriff W. Samuel Hill, in cooperation with the DEA, has coordinated collection sites within Washington County for the disposal of unused prescription drugs. Vape pens or other e-cigarette devices from individual consumers, after the ... Read More


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Advisory Board Announcement

Published on July 27th, 2021 | by Will Roberts

Central VT New Directions Coalition, encouraging healthy behaviors and decreasing substance use in Washington County, invites parents, community members, youth members, healthcare providers, and educators to join our monthly advisory board meetings. You’ll not only be ... Read More


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Congrats Spaulding OVX Group

Published on June 15th, 2021 | by Will Roberts

The OVX group engages and empowers youth through leadership opportunities. they educate students, community members and decision makers on the tactics used by the tobacco industry, encourage healthy choices among peers, and work to reduce tobacco ... Read More


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Take Back Day Results

Published on May 3rd, 2021 | by Deb Wolf

Great News! Prescription Drug Take Back Day was a huge success! Thank you to all who safely disposed of their old medications and helped spread the word. At the last Take Back Day, the statewide grand ... Read More


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Take Back Day October 23rd, 2021

Published on April 20th, 2021 | by Deb Wolf

Washington County Sheriff W. Samuel Hill, in cooperation with the DEA, has coordinated collection sites within Washington County for the safe disposal of unused prescription medications. Vape pens or other e‐cigarette devices from individual consumers, after ... Read More


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VOTERS NEED TO BE INFORMED ABOUT RETAIL CANNABIS

Published on March 2nd, 2021 | by Deb Wolf

Last year Vermont’s legislature passed Act 164, which gives the residents of each town the power to decide if they want their city or town to “opt in” to allow retail cannabis (marijuana) establishments, as well ... Read More


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Watch LIKE with Your Family!

Published on February 13th, 2021 | by Deb Wolf

FREE Film Screening anytimeFeb 14 – Feb 28 LIKE is an IndieFlix Original documentary about finding a balance in our digital world. Technology is a tool. By understanding the effects of technology and social media on ... Read More


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ANGST and Teens!

Published on September 22nd, 2020 | by Erica Zimmerman

Watch the Film & Join the Webinar “On The Edge of Our Seats” Monday, October 19th 6 – 8pm How can we support our youth in a time of crisis? Join CVNDC for an online film ... Read More


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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


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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


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