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Parent/Caregiver Community

Parent/Caregiver Community

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.

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Fall Sports Are Upon Us!

Fall Sports Are Upon Us!

Time to sign up your youth for fall sports! Not sure of what fall sports are available and where? Check out the Youth Sports Directory sponsored by The Lamoille Area Coaching Collaborative. If you notice the need for an update, email alison@healthylamoillevalley.org. Please note. Some deadlines for registration are before the start of school on August 29th.

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Back to School

Back to School

“Back to School!” These words bring up a range of emotions for parents and caregivers. Excitement, anticipation, celebration, the joy of new adventures and challenges, worry, stress, anxiety. Now, think about what the kids and teens in your life are experiencing. It’s probably amplified. We encourage you to take time to set a foundation of communication for your kids and teens as you all enter the upcoming school year.

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Youth Sports Community Hub – Call for Updates

Youth Sports Community Hub – Call for Updates

Fall sports are upon us! The Lamoille Area Coaching Collaborative, a workgroup of Healthy Lamoille Valley, wants your help in updating the Youth Sports Community Hub. We want you on it with accurate information so that youth, parents, and potential coaches can find you!

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How to Get Involved/Volunteer in Your Community

How to Get Involved/Volunteer in Your Community

by Kate Lewton, 2021/22 Healthy Lamoille Valley High School Intern   Have you ever wondered what resources exist in your community? Maybe you want to help plan fun events for you and your friends? Or maybe you want to find community service opportunities during...

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Have You Experienced Inequality in Healthcare?

Have You Experienced Inequality in Healthcare?

If you have experienced inequity in healthcare, the Vermont Department of Health’s Morrisville office would like to hear from you. They are working to address health disparities among Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and underserved or marginalized populations at higher risk for COVID-19, including racial and ethnic minority groups and people living in rural-underserved communities.

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Youth Resources Campaign

Youth Resources Campaign

Several of the schools in our region have recently or are currently participating in Youth Resources Week: a week dedicated to helping students find help, support, and opportunities for themselves and their friends by exploring Healthy Lamoille Valley’s new Youth Resources web page.

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June Coalition Meeting: Equity and Substance Prevention

June Coalition Meeting: Equity and Substance Prevention

This June, begin a conversation about equity with us. We will take a look into how substance industry tactics increase inequality, and how risk factors, such as stigma, discrimination, and life stressors, lead to disproportionate use. We invite community partners to come share about their equity work in the community.

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Member Spotlight: Kate Lewton

Member Spotlight: Kate Lewton

Kate Lewton is a youth member of Healthy Lamoille Valley and a soon-to-graduate Stowe High School Senior. During the past school year she has worked as an HLV coalition intern and served as the Lamoille Area Youth Coalition Ambassador while regularly participating in HLV steering team and coalition meetings. In recognition for her dedicated work, Kate was awarded a Youth Award at Prevention Day 2022 earlier this year.

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