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Addiction Recovery: A Long but Rewarding Journey

Published on September 15th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

By Robert Purvis – Executive Director of the Turning Point Center of Central Vermont in Barre. He can be reached at (802) 479-7373. Current prEvents – September 21, 2015 – Times Argus September is National Alcohol and ... Read More


LOCAL BUSINESSES to be Recognized for Not Selling…

Published on September 14th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

To Minors, that is! CVNDC is working with Vermont Department of Liquor Control to recognize a large number of retailers and servers in Washington County who have passed Compliance Checks. These businesses have checked IDs and ... Read More


High-Risk Drinking

Published on June 15th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — June 15, 2015 Times Argus High-Risk Drinking By Ann Gilbert – Director, Central Vermont New Directions Coalition Try re-thinking drinking—Not So Fast. Not So Much Re-thinking drinking can be a positive health benefit ... Read More


Celebrate Safely

Published on June 15th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — May 18, 2015  Times Argus Celebrate Safely By Ginny Burley, Prevention Specialist with the Central Vermont New Directions Coalition Spring is an exciting time for high school students. Proms, graduations, celebrations mark big transitions ... Read More


Confidential Alcohol Screening

Published on April 9th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Vermonters can check their drinking patterns as safe, risky, or harmful using a quick, confidential online screener or by calling 1-800-639-6095. Screening is a preventative measure for any adult, like getting a regular blood pressure or cholesterol ... Read More



Published on February 21st, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

As a 21-25 year old in Vermont it can be challenging to maintain a physically and socially healthy lifestyle.  Nearly 40% of 21-25 year old Vermonters reported binge drinking in the past 30 days. Visit livemoredrinklessvt.org and ... Read More

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