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Policy Advances Healthy Choices about Alcohol:

Published on April 13th, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice for our Youth By John Boyer Current prEvents   April 11, 2016   Times Argus Through our combined effort, the agencies facilitating the Washington County Partnership for Success grant have worked ... Read More


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Caution! Teen Brain Still Under Construction

Published on March 23rd, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   March 22, 2016   Times Argus By Dean Whitlock,Thetford-based author who writes about brain development, substance use, and prevention for PreventionWorks!VT, SAM-VT, and other prevention coalitions across Vermont. Adolescence is an amazing period of change ... Read More


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Watching out for Kids with the YRBS

Published on February 15th, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents – February 15, 2016 – Times Argus Watching out for Vermont Kids with the YRBS Youth Risk Behavior Survey Shows Trends By Ginny Burley, Prevention Specialist with Central Vermont New Directions Coalition in Montpelier ... Read More


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Prevention Awareness Day

Published on January 5th, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Prevention Awareness Day at the Statehouse  Wednesday, January 27, 2016  9 a.m.—4 p.m.  Agenda Featuring special guest Dr. Bertha Madras  Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry Harvard Medical School Substance Abuse Prevention advocates to visit State House, learn about ... Read More


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The Other Side of Cannabis

Published on December 21st, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Ann Gilbert, Director of Central Vermont New Directions Coalition, addresses the filled room at Kellogg Hubbard Library on December 16th at the screening of the documentary film, “The Other Side of Cannabis.”  The film focuses on ... Read More


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Raising Resilient Youth

Published on December 21st, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents — December 21, 2015 — Times Argus By Drew McNaughton – Main Street Middle School Community Connections Site Coordinator in Montpelier. Why do some kids thrive and others crash? For years, researchers tried to ... Read More


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The Other Side of Cannabis

Published on December 11th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Screening of “The Other Side of Cannabis” December 16, 6-8 pm at the Kellogg Hubbard Library in Montpelier, VT. Discussion with medical and mental health professionals will follow. Contact: Ann Gilbert agilbert@cvndc.org – 802-223-4949 or, Catherine ... Read More


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Ways Marijuana is Used: A Guide for Parents

Published on December 11th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

Not only is marijuana more potent than it was when today’s parents were growing up, it is also being used in new ways aimed at getting a stronger and longer-lasting high. It’s impossible to know every ... Read More


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