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Rx Drug Take Back Day Results

Published on May 21st, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Washington County collected 24 boxes with a combined weight of over 600 pounds at the April 28th, 2018 Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The seven local collection sites included the Washington County Sheriff’s Department in Montpelier, ... Read More


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Spaulding Students Are Youth Prevention Champions

Published on February 28th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Spaulding Students Receive Youth Prevention Champion Awards at Prevention Day Dawn Poitras (left) Student Assistance Professional (SAP) and youth group advisor for Barre Supervisory Union, presented Youth Prevention Champion awards on Prevention Day to Spaulding High ... Read More


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Into the Issues

Published on February 13th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Ann Gilbert represented Prevention on the “Into the Issues” forum on the opiate crisis, February 12th at Montpelier High School, moderated by Times Argus Editor Steven Pappas... Read More


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3-4-50

Published on February 12th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents    February 10, 2018    Times Argus A Guide to Improving Family Health Would it surprise you to learn that over 50% of all deaths in Vermont are caused by just four diseases and ... Read More


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Safe Sharps Disposal

Published on January 29th, 2018 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   January 27, 2018    Times Argus By ANN GILBERT, Director of Central Vermont New Directions Coalition Safe and easy disposal of sharps is a public health priority in Vermont. What are Sharps? “Sharps” is a ... Read More


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Combating butt litter

Published on December 15th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

As a member of one of 13 tobacco community prevention grantees in Vermont, CVNDC Prevention Specialist Ginny Burley joined others at a network and sustainability training December 6th where she was a panelist and shared information ... Read More


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National Prevention Network Conference

Published on September 20th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

Vermonters shared information and substance abuse prevention strategies with participants from other states at the 30th National Prevention Network (NPN) Conference held this year in mid-September in Anaheim, California. The conference highlighted the latest scientific research ... Read More


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Substance use in older adults on the rise

Published on July 25th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents  – Times Argus – July 25, 2017 By Matt Whalen For healthy adults age 65 and over, drinking more than one drink a day puts a person at risk of serious health problems. Seniors ... Read More


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