Community Survey Measures Community Members Perceptions about Youth Substance Use in Bennington

Education & Outreach

We provide information and education to youth, parents and caregivers, and adult community members about substance use and consequences of substance use.

We also work to increase participation, education, and awareness of issues regarding prescription medication, safe use, storage and disposal, and promote prescription drug take-back efforts in the region.

What We Do:

  • Conduct the Community Survey on adult community members’ perceptions on youth substance use in Bennington
  • Conduct the Core Measures Survey as a supplement to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey
  • Partner with local schools to support substance use prevention curriculum and provide technical assistance to middle and high school prevention and leadership teams
  • Serve on the Shires Prescription Drug Alliance and support take-back initiatives at local police departments and pharmacies in the region
  • Serve on the Bennington County Opioid Response Team and Youth Subcommittee

What YOU Can Do: