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…

Vermont’s #3 in New Healthy States Ranking!

Vermont is the third healthiest state in the union in new report published by AmericanHealthRankings.org-- just behind #1 Massachusetts and #2 Hawaii. That's an improvement over 2016, when Vermont ranked fifth overall. This annual report takes into consideration a few…

Governor Recognizes May as Vermont Youth Appreciation Month

May is Vermont Youth Appreciation Month Four years ago, a group of Bennington area youth drafted a statewide resolution to establish a Vermont Youth Appreciation Day. This celebration was a call to action in response to YRBS data that reflected…