Category Archives: Prevention programs and strategies

“Resilience”

Swanton Enhancement Project’s (SEP) Task Force to Reduce Substance Abuse in partnership with Prevent Child Abuse Vermont will be hosting a Community Forum on May 4th at MVU, 6:00-8:00 pm. The event will include a showing of the movie Resilience and a … Continue reading

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Stop Teen Alcohol Risk Team (START)

START is a collaborative effort of Franklin and Grand Isle law enforcement that aims to reduce underage substance use, especially alcohol use, through enforcement of underage drinking laws. START conducts party patrols, compliance checks, and education of property owners and … Continue reading

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Guiding Good Choices™ works!

How can you improve parenting skills, help families become closer, and guide young people away from drug use and other problem behaviors? Guiding Good Choices™ is the premier, research-based drug-prevention program for parents of children ages 9-14. This nationally recognized, … Continue reading

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NPR reports on Social and Emotional Learning’s importance for children

Social and emotional learning (SEL) can help children thrive! A recent report on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” focuses on how SEL programs in general — and the PATHS(R) program in particular — can benefit young students in early childhood … Continue reading

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