SCHOOLS

 

Many schools address drug and alcohol prevention through a comprehensive approach which involves education and awareness, building strengths to promote resilience, and direct intervention.

 

Here is an example of the programs at one school: Mount Abraham Union Middle and High School.

 

Other schools in VT have similar programs.
For first hand information on education and prevention in schools watch this interview of 2 school professionals:
    Sharon Koller, Student Assistant Professional at Mt Abraham Union Middle & High School
    Brooke Jette, Prevention Specialist at Middlebury Union High School.
Click INTERVIEW
The Addison County Committee on Opiate Addiction has taught Addiction Education in Health Classes at
    Mt Abraham Union MS/HS,
    Middlebury Union HS, and
    Vergennes Union HS.
The Committee has also provided THE WARNING SIGNS to schools for inclusion in school newsletters going home to parents.

 

 

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