Meet ACT’s Community Leaders: Katrina Hastings

Meet Katrina Hastings, ACT's Civic/Volunteer Sector Leader: "I am the Youth Services Librarian at the McCullough Free Library in North Bennington, VT. Prior to becoming a librarian, I worked in various educational settings with children and families. I’ve seen firsthand…

Welcome to ACT’s New Business Sector Leader: Nancy Koziol of couch + cork

ACT is excited to welcome Nancy Koziol as our new Business Sector Leader! As a community coalition, ACT engages with 12 sectors of the community to reduce youth substance use, including: Parents, Youth, Education/Schools, State or Local Government, Media, Businesses,…

Troubling Trends in Alcohol Marketing & Misuse

Researchers observed that Americans, and women in particular, were drinking more during the pandemic, and this consumption was largely driven by stress (New York Times). In Vermont, among people who accessed VT Helplink—a statewide, public resource for finding substance use…