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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Thursday and Saturday from 8 to 9 p.m. in the Conference Rooms at Mt. Ascutney Hospital & Health Center.
All are welcome.






Windsor OVX Students Combat Underage Drinking With Project Sticker Shock

Communities all over Vermont are working together to prevent alcohol-related injuries and deaths, with students and adults collaborating to address issues related to underage drinking.  On May 29th, students from Windsor OVX (Our Voices Xposed) participated in Project Sticker Shock at Cumberland Farms, 55 Main Street, Windsor, VT. The students, Windsor Police Chief and an adult advisor went out and placed stickers on alcoholic beverages to bring about awareness to adults of the risk of purchasing alcohol for minors.  Read more here.

Prom & Graduation Season!

Parents, check out the links below to help you address the issue of underage drinking with your children:

Your Role 
http://healthvermont.gov/adap/underage_drinking/documents/YourRole.pdf

Discussing Underage Drinking
http://healthvermont.gov/adap/underage_drinking/documents/DiscussingUnderageDrinking.pdf

Risks for Parents 
http://healthvermont.gov/adap/underage_drinking/documents/RisksForParents.pdf


Video on underage drinking
looks at risks


WINDSOR COUNTY, Vt.— Presented by Windsor County START (Stop Teen Alcohol Risk Team), this in-depth video contains invaluable information on the risks associated with underage drinking. Parents and teens, click here to watch it on YouTube!


Campaign explores teen brain development, effects of alcohol
 
MAPP is offering a live presentation on The Hi-Speed Teen Brain: Getting Rewired till 25. The campaign draws attention to the latest information about teen brain development. It's something everyone should know, not just parents.

The presentation is available to all local community groups for free, and to groups outside our four towns for a very nominal fee. If you know a group that would be interested, call Melanie Sheehan at 802.674.7450.


"Informative and thought-provoking ... probably the best take-home message for me was what I can do as a parent." -Jean Strawbridge, mother of a teenager, Hartland
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