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...

Show Up for Health Vermont

October is Prevention Month! Here’s a month’s worth of activities you can do that contribute to raising healthier, stronger youth and communities. How much you participate is completely up to you! TWO WAYS TO WIN PRIZES: From RiseVT – At the end of the month, email...

Mentoring Mondays: Watershed Mentoring Update

Watershed Mentoring has maintained 24 out of 26 matches through COVID-19! However, there are 18 young people on a waiting list and recruitment of new mentors, especially now, continues to be a challenge! Most of our matches are meeting using social distancing measures...
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....
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