Encouraging healthy behavior and decreasing substance abuse in our community.


Prevention Tips

Here you will find tips for

  • Talking to your kids about substance use
  • The latest e-cigarette info
  • How to dispose of unwanted prescription medication

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ANGST and Teens!

September 22nd | by Erica Zimmerman

Watch the Film & Join the Webinar “On The Edge of Our Seats” Monday, October 19th 6 – 8pm How can we support our youth in a time of crisis? Join CVNDC for an online film and presentation https://www.facebook.com/events/376695076695874Angst: a documentary designed to raise awareness ...

Harm Reduction in the Age of Coronavirus

Current PrEvents  — June 12, 2020  — The Times Argus  By ROBERT PURVIS  With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we were introduced to a new phrase: “social distancing”. This phrase encompasses a set of practices that are designed to decrease the opportunities for the ...

Talking to Teens About Coronavirus

Social distancing is hard for everyone, but it can be especially tough on teens. After all, we’re asking them to stay home just when they’re craving independence and social connections. They’re worrying about how the pandemic will affect their future, missing their friends, and missing ...

2020 Vermont Young Adult Survey is now open!

The anonymous survey designed for Vermont residents between the ages of 18 and 25 can be found here. As part of its contract with the Vermont Department of Health (VDH) for the Regional Prevention Partnerships (RPP) Evaluation, PIRE is conducting an online survey (using Survey ...

Cannabis Use and Pregnancy

Current prEvents – March, 2020 – The Times Argus By AMELIA SHERMAN With Vermont potentially becoming the next state to establish a commercial cannabis market, questions abound in the minds of Vermonters regarding cannabis and its many impacts. Whether in support of or in opposition ...

Teens are Concerned About Dating Violence

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Supports teens concerned about unhealthy relationships Current prEvents – February/March, 2020 – The Times Argus By AMELIA SHERMAN The bitter cold of February is sinking in, and what better way is there to weather the winter than with the warmth ...

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