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Parent Up for Prom and Springtime

Published on May 10th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   April 21, 2017   Times Argus By Ann Gilbert, Director, Central Vermont New Directions Coalition Spring is finally here and the end of the school year is drawing near. Prom, graduation, and summer season can ... Read More


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Addressing Alcohol & Drug Use in Medical Settings

Published on March 17th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents  in Times Argus – March 17, 2017 SBIRT at CVMC Addressing Alcohol and Drug Use in Medical Settings By Hillary Montgomery, MA, AAP and Barbara Gramuglia, MS, AAP are Emergency Department SBIRT Clinicians with ... Read More


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Alcohol is the Date Rape Drug

Published on February 17th, 2017 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents in Times Argus – February 17, 2017 By GINNY BURLEY We have all heard the headlines: unconscious girl is assaulted behind a dumpster. College students play blackout drinking games. The facts are sobering. A sexual ... Read More


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Local Businesses are Key in Preventing Underage Drinking

Published on August 15th, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents   August 15, 2016   Times Argus Local Businesses Are Key Players in Preventing Underage Drinking By Ann Gilbert, Director, Central Vermont New Directions Coalition For businesses that sell or serve beer, wine, alcohol, or tobacco ... Read More


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Policy Advances Healthy Choices about Alcohol:

Published on April 13th, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice for our Youth By John Boyer Current prEvents   April 11, 2016   Times Argus Through our combined effort, the agencies facilitating the Washington County Partnership for Success grant have worked ... Read More


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Watching out for Kids with the YRBS

Published on February 15th, 2016 | by Deb Wolf

Current prEvents – February 15, 2016 – Times Argus Watching out for Vermont Kids with the YRBS Youth Risk Behavior Survey Shows Trends By Ginny Burley, Prevention Specialist with Central Vermont New Directions Coalition in Montpelier ... Read More


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Addiction Recovery: A Long but Rewarding Journey

Published on September 15th, 2015 | by Deb Wolf

By Robert Purvis – Executive Director of the Turning Point Center of Central Vermont in Barre. He can be reached at (802) 479-7373. Current prEvents – September 21, 2015 – Times Argus September is National Alcohol and ... Read More


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