Healthy Lamoille Valley

Morrisville, VT

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Community Coalition working to prevent youth substance misuse

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News & Upcoming Events from Healthy Lamoille Valley

News & Upcoming Events from Healthy Lamoille Valley
Morrisville, VT
Jessica Bickford, Healthy Lamoille Valley
Aug 19, 2022

"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. Visit our website for a few ideas and resources to create this foundation: https://www.healthylamoillevalley.org/back-to-school-2022.

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. Learn more at ... read more ▼

"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. Visit our website for a few ideas and resources to create this foundation: https://www.healthylamoillevalley.org/back-to-school-2022.

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. Learn more at https://www.healthylamoillevalley.org/parent-caregiver-community.

We are now accepting nominations for our 2022 prevention honors. Please nominate any individuals and organizations that you see doing great work around preventing youth substance misuse and encouraging youth to make substance free healthy choices. This could include increasing the protective factors that support youth or working to reduce the factors that put them at risk in the community. Think about people or organizations you know of that support positive youth engagement, businesses that take steps to prevent youth substance use, towns that create safe public spaces and parks, youth coaches that go above and beyond. Can you think of an individual or organization like this? Nominate them today! Use this online form to submit your nomination: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2022preventionawards. The form can be used multiple times.

Opioid Overdose Awareness Day
Did you know that August 31st is International Opioid Overdose Awareness Day? You can help prevent opioid misuse in our community. Visit our website for three opportunities to make a difference: https://www.healthylamoillevalley.org/opioid-awareness.

Upcoming Events
August 27th, World Soccer Festival
Lamoille Union High School
Celebrating the global sport of soccer through fun, small field 3v3 games for kids, an adult exhibition game, music, food and more. Beyond being a great opportunity to celebrate the power soccer has to make connections across cultures we are lucky to have the Johnson State Men's soccer team helping as volunteer referees. http://www.worldsoccerfestival.org

September 14th, 4:30PM, Lamoille Family Center Virtual Annual Meeting
Celebrate staff and awards recipients, honor our supporter of the year, learn about LFC's impact, accomplishments and future goals. Please RSVP, email Julia@lamoillefamilycenter.org. https://www.lamoillefamilycenter.org

September 29th, 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Vermont Suicide Prevention Live Online Symposium
Are you looking for best practices and innovations in the suicide prevention field?
Look no further than the 2022 Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium, where national, regional, and Vermont-based practitioners will share their experience and expertise. Join us for Live Virtual Keynotes Speakers and Workshops. The theme of the 2022 Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium 2022 is: From Hope to Prevention to Connection. https://vermontsuicidepreventionsymposium.org

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