Parenting for prevention during COVID-19

Parenting for prevention during COVID-19

Check out this great article by Central Vermont New Directions Coalition offering great resources for parents on implementing prevention during COVID-19, where teens and children are home more! Follow this link to read the full...
How to Stay Safe and Healthy this Holiday Season

How to Stay Safe and Healthy this Holiday Season

As the holidays quickly approach, COVID-19 continues to cause chaos and delays to many people’s lives and holiday plans. The holidays not only usually bring people together across many social gatherings, but also usually lead to increased substance use....
Alcohol Use Among Older Adults

Alcohol Use Among Older Adults

Check out this great data report on the alcohol use among older Vermont adults. It can be found here or by typing https://www.healthvermont.gov/sites/default/files/documents/pdf/HSVR_brfss_db_AlcoholUse_OlderAdults.pdf Questions to ask while reading include: How do...
Check out this Funding Update from Mentor VT!

Check out this Funding Update from Mentor VT!

MENTOR Vermont recently awarded four COVID-19 Response Grants, totaling $174,014, to youth mentoring agencies in rural communities in northwest, northeast, southwest, and southeast Vermont. Watershed Mentoring under Franklin County Caring Communities was one of the...
Introducing Mindfulness Practices During COVID

Introducing Mindfulness Practices During COVID

Months into the COVID 19 pandemic has made stress levels very high. Some have lost their jobs or are socially isolated. Some are wrapping their heads around having to homeschool their children this school year. Some have very concerning health issues that make them...
Mentoring Mondays- We Need More Mentors!!!

Mentoring Mondays- We Need More Mentors!!!

Do you want to make lasting friendships and help raise up the next generation of youth? We need more mentors for our many waiting youth! If interested, contact Marianne Hunkin, Watershed Mentoring Program Coordinator at hunkinm@gmail.com....
Coronavirus Prevention, Tips, & Resources for Families

Coronavirus Prevention, Tips, & Resources for Families

The safety and well-being of our children, their families, our mentors, our staff, and our entire community are of utmost importance to us. In the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are sharing some resources about how to talk to young people about it and some...
Mentoring Mondays- VT Youth Mentoring Celebration

Mentoring Mondays- VT Youth Mentoring Celebration

On January 22, MENTOR Vermont hosted nearly 200 youth mentees, volunteer mentors, and mentoring supporters from around the state for the annual Youth Mentoring Celebration at the Statehouse in Montpelier. This free event marked the culmination of National Mentoring...
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