Hosting Safe and Fun Gatherings!

Tips for Hosting Fun and Safe Gatherings: The weather is turning warmer, more people are getting vaccinated, and we’re now getting to the end of the school year. As we look forward to summer celebrations and get-togethers, it’s important to focus on making our events...

Talking to Young Children About Substances

Part 1 of a 4 part series. We are often asked, “What is the best age to begin talking with kids about substance prevention?”  Our simple answer, “It’s never too early to start these conversations.” “It’s better to have lots of little conversations vs. one big...

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...