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An Invitation to Participate (reposted from Live Well Lamoille)

(This post originally appeared on Live Well Lamoille, on September 18th, 2018.) Everyone reading this post has at least one thing in common: We are all part of a community. We can choose our level of interaction, but that does not change the fact that we are still...

Guest Perspective: Making The Most Of Your Freshman Year

First year college students are getting ready to start a new adventure in learning.  We checked in with coalition member, Michele Whitmore, Associate Dean of Students at Northern Vermont University – Johnson campus to get a few tips for students heading off to...

Marijuana Legalization – What Does It Mean For You?

Marijuana Legalization – What Does It Mean For You? DATE AND TIME Tue, July 17, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar LOCATION Green Mountain Technology and Career Center 738 Vermont 15 Hyde Park, VT 05655   On July 1st adult use marijuana becomes legal. Do you...

Talking to Youth About Marijuana

We’d like to share this blog post Jessica Bickford wrote for Copley Hospital’s blog “Live Well Lamoille”.   Learn about the impacts of marijuana on teens, and download some facts you can share with teens, and find some tools for parents to help...

“Scarey” thing

This week I did a “scarey” thing… that wasn’t… I was invited into the 6th grade at Johnson Elementary School to help the students prepare for their transition to middle school.  Specifically to help the students build refusal skills to...

Monthly Mobile Syringe Service in Morrisville

Recently Theresa Vezina from VT Cares, presented a new resource in our region. She shared with community partners about their Harm Reduction Program which includes a mobile van that comes to Morrisville, for safe needle exchange/distribution. The program began as a...