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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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2020 Vermont Young Adult Survey is now open!

March 30th | by Deb Wolf

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 ...

Sober… Curious?

Current prEvents — January 24, 2020 — The Times Argus By AMELIA SHERMAN Ah, January. The New Year is still fresh on our minds, and the air is swirling with flurries of resolutions that intermingle with fluffy flakes of snow. One popular resolution this year ...

The Opioid Crisis: A Community Crisis that needs Community Help

Current prEvents — December 20, 2019 — The Times Argus By EVAN SMITH, LICSW and JAVAD MASHKURI, MD, Central VT Treatment Partners Heart wrenching stories about death and family disruption due to the opioid crisis have become commonplace. The continued loss of life and suffering ...

U-32 Moving & Shaking in the Prevention World

Current prEvents — June 21, 2019 — The Times Argus By Jamie Blondin Margaret Mead hit the nail on the head when she said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ...

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