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…

Winners of 2021 Youth Photovoice Contest

Congratulations to Avery, Star, Gavin and Andrew, the winners of our 2021 Youth Photovoice Contest! This year's contest theme—Thrive—asked young people: what people, places, or things help make the Bennington area great? Submissions were reviewed by a panel of community…