Category Archives: Get Involved

Volunteer opportunities at Caring Communities and our member organizations

Green Up Day May 6, 2017

Every year, Vermonters take to the highways and byways to clean up our roadsides of litter and roadside junk. If you’ve ever participated in Green Up Day, you might have noticed how many alcohol containers and tobacco trash are in … Continue reading

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“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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Substance Abuse Prevention: Supporting Healthy Decisions During the Tween and Teens Years (and What to Do if You Spot Trouble)

Thursday, March 30, 6:15-8:00 pm at the Fairfax Community Library Library Presenters:  Kayla Tatro & Mary Gratton, NCSS This presentation will provide parents with information about common drugs of abuse and their prevalence in our community. Discussion on how to … Continue reading

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Rocking Horse Circle of Support for moms affected by addiction

R U a mom coping with substance     abuse? R U looking for support from other moms? …what are you waiting for? Join the Rocking Horse Circle of Support! Some of the things that we’ll talk about… Nurturing ourselves and our … 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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