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ACEs – Why We All Need To Pay Attention to Trauma

Published on May 17th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents      May 23, 2017      Times Argus By Ginny Burley, Prevention Specialist with Central Vermont New Directions Coalition. Based on information from the Building Flourishing Communities Updates  from Kathleen Hentcy at the ... Read More


Parent Up for Prom and Springtime

Published on May 10th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   April 21, 2017   Times Argus By Ann Gilbert, Director, Central Vermont New Directions Coalition Spring is finally here and the end of the school year is drawing near. Prom, graduation, and summer season can ... Read More


Addressing Alcohol & Drug Use in Medical Settings

Published on March 17th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents  in Times Argus – March 17, 2017 SBIRT at CVMC Addressing Alcohol and Drug Use in Medical Settings By Hillary Montgomery, MA, AAP and Barbara Gramuglia, MS, AAP are Emergency Department SBIRT Clinicians with ... Read More


Did you know?

Published on March 2nd, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

3 health behaviors contribute to 4 chronic diseases that claim the lives of more than 50% of Vermonters. That’s why PREVENTION is important.     This data brief compares these measures of all Vermont adults to ... Read More


Alcohol is the Date Rape Drug

Published on February 17th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents in Times Argus – February 17, 2017 By GINNY BURLEY We have all heard the headlines: unconscious girl is assaulted behind a dumpster. College students play blackout drinking games. The facts are sobering. A sexual ... Read More


Youth Mental Health First Aid

Published on October 1st, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   October 17, 2016   Times Argus A way to help youth in your community By Jeff Hunsberger and Kirk Postlewaite If you had a chance to make a difference in a young person’s life, would ... Read More


Addiction: Families find help in own recovery

Published on September 19th, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   September 19, 2016   Times Argus Addiction: Families find help in own recovery By Sarah Munro, Vermont Department of Health substance abuse Prevention Consultant at the Barre District Office. Addiction is a baffling, powerful and ... Read More

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