Winooski Prevention Blog


In order to raise public consciousness and dispel the stigma associated with substance use disorder, we, as concerned and informed partners, can contribute to a compassionate approach to addiction and recovery in very impactful ways by being mindful of the words we choose when speaking of addiction, people with substance use disorder, their treatment and recovery.

White House Drug Policy Office awards $625,000 to Winooski Partnership for Prevention to prevent youth substance use in Winooski, VT

Local prevention coalition to use grant funding over five-year period to strengthen community partnerships and reduce youth alcohol and marijuana use

Kate Nugent guest starred on City Mayor Kristine Lott's program on Channel 17 "In the World of Winooski."

Raising the age at which Vermonters can purchase and possess tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from 18 to 21 will help Vermont make strides against tobacco use, especially for youth.

"I, Surgeon General VADM Jerome Adams, am emphasizing the importance of protecting our Nation from the health risks of marijuana use in adolescence and during pregnancy. Recent increases in access to marijuana and in its potency, along with misperceptions of safety of marijuana endanger our most precious resource, our nation’s youth."