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February 12th | 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 that they are the result of only three behaviors? ...

Safe Sharps Disposal

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 medical term for any of the invasive devices that ...

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week – January 22-28

This week is National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week! NDAFW is a national health observance linking teens to science based facts to SHATTER THE MYTHS about drugs! Do you know the facts? Take the 2018 IQ Challenge and test your knowledge on drugs and alcohol: ...

Prevention 101 – Seven Strategies to Prevent Substance Abuse

Current prEvents     December 15, 2017     Times Argus By Matt Whalen, the Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant with the Vermont Department of Health in the Barre District Office of Local Health Most people think of health as a private matter, but it also has a ...

Substance use in older adults on the rise

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 should drink even less, or not at all, if ...

LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT VOICES CONCERN ABOUT MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION

Colchester Chief of Police Jennifer Morrison (speaking), Washington County Sheriff, Sam Hill, Montpelier Police Chief Tony Facos, and Barre City officers were joined by other law enforcement officers at the Statehouse June 20th for a press conference to explain why they recommend strengthening Vermont’s foundation ...

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