Over the Counter Medicines: Keeping Youth Safe

We talk a lot about locking up and securing prescription medicines in the home, but it’s also important to recognize the potential harms of everyday over the counter medicines as well.  These over the counter (OTC) medicines are common place in most of our homes, but...

Parent Cafe Series

Healthy Lamoille Valley is pleased to invite all parents/caregivers to our monthly Parent Cafe Series.  These monthly gatherings are designed to highlight a community resource or parenting skill and then encourage conversation with other parents/caregivers from around...

Announcing 3-4-50 Mini-Grants!

Healthy Lamoille Valley is seeking applications for mini-grants of up to $500 for towns, agencies, businesses, organizations, faith-based institutions, colleges and schools in the Lamoille Valley to support the Vermont Department of Health’s 3-4-50 efforts in...

3-4-50 Partner Spotlight: North Central Vermont Recovery Center

Executive Director Daniel Franklin (right) holds NCVRC’s 3-4-50 Certificate of Partnership with Operations Manager Mike Privee (left) By Daniel Franklin, Executive Director, North Central Vermont Recovery Center In 1978, famed anthropologist Margaret Mead said...

10 Tips for Youth and Parent Mental Health in These Times

With a lot of public spaces temporarily shutting down and social distancing for the common good, the team at Healthy Lamoille Valley shares a few tips to make it bearable and keep our health up.1. Schedule a time for daily check-ins with your family. Ask: Are there...

Michael Nerney Social Media Talk – Watch the Video!

In May, Healthy Lamoille Valley hosted several workshops for parents and youth workers on technology’s impacts on youth by world-known speaker, Michael Nerney. Michael explored commonly used apps, impacts on the developing brain, cyberbullying, how to monitor...