The Latest From Healthy Lamoille Valley
All are invited to help support our community in reducing tobacco use and increasing health outcomes. The field research demonstrates that smoking is more common in rural areas with greater harms, in particular with co-occurrence of Opioid Use Disorder. We’ll join together to share local experiences and brainstorm strategies for the Lamoille Valley towards cessation and prevention of tobacco and vaping and its impacts.
Parents and children who communicate early and often with each other have a positive effect on keeping kids safe from underage substance use. In support of National Youth Substance Use Prevention Month, we’re highlighting resources from the “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign to help parents and caregivers get the help they need to make these conversations work.
Community members of all ages are invited to join us for our Fall Coalition Meeting! Celebrating our 2022 Prevention Honorees and our Live Your Why and TimeWise programs. Family-friendly, interactive community event at River Arts with special guest speaker and honoree, Dr. Linda Caldwell. The theme of the evening is supporting youth, families and community members of all ages in making the most of their time.
Each year Healthy Lamoille Valley honors individuals and groups that have made significant contributions in time and effort to creating environments that are supportive of youth or work towards the reduction of youth substance misuse. These are our 2022 Prevention All-Stars!
Join us for our next Tobacco Prevention Taskforce meeting. All are welcome (especially youth). Come help us create an agenda for the 2022/23 academic year and share updates, concerns and ideas.
Lamoille Coaching Collaborative Presents a New Handbook for Coaches! Hot off the press! Youth coaches – check this out! The Lamoille Area Coaching Collaborative, a workgroup of Healthy Lamoille Valley, has created a guide for all youth sports volunteer coaches that focuses on coaches building protective factors in support of positive youth development.
Questions about what a local Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) is and what it can do, what towns and municipalities could do to form a CCC, and why it is important to consider it? Then this roundtable discussion may be for you and your fellow decision makers.
Did you know that August 31st is International Opioid Overdose Awareness Day? You can help prevent opioid misuse in our community. Here are three opportunities to make a difference.
Attention Parents, Foster and Kinship Caregivers! With a new year starting we wanted to let you know that Healthy Lamoille Valley is continuing to host our online community for parents/caregivers of middle and high school students. If you would like to participate, please email Jessica@healthylamoillevalley.org with your name, school district or homeschool, and the grades of your kids. This group requires an invite to participate.