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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...

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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 open the discussion up....

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“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 avoid alcohol and drug use. ...

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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...

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Thoughts of Thanksgiving

Written by: Jessica Bickford As I write this, I sit near my woodstove while snow floats softly down outside my windows.  Thanksgiving is just a few days away, and I am enjoying some quiet before the busyness begins. This year there is much to be thankful for - but...

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How Childhood Trauma Affects Lifelong Health

Trauma… it’s the really horrific things that we go through as people… things that deeply impact us. For some trauma is a single point in time while others experience ongoing trauma and instability. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary includes these concepts when defining...

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Choosing the Better….

In life we are met with millions of choices.  Some are big and clearly shape our destiny, but many are simple and seem to have little impact.  However, it’s often those little, seemingly insignificant choices that shape who we really are… and in many case our...

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Resilience!

The first showing of Resilience is coming next week! “The child may not remember, but the body remembers.” The original research was controversial, but the findings revealed the most important public health findings of a generation. RESILIENCE is a one-hour...

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