Prevention Works!VT is a network of coalitions and community efforts across VT working to decrease the prevalence of tobacco use, drug use, underage drinking and high-risk drinking, especially among youth and young adults .
A Vision of Vermont
PW!VT members are a diverse group of community coalition leaders and members, prevention specialists, service providers, and individuals with an interest in and a commitment to substance abuse prevention.
The PW!VT vision is a strong, sustainable and unified system for substance abuse prevention.
Our mission is to create and lead advocates to work collaboratively on policy, practice and attitudes that promote prevention, health and wellness with one voice.
PW!VT partners help shape how substance abuse prevention is valued in our state.
By partnering with PW!VT you lend your commitment, your knowledge and your action to strengthen the prevention and public health community in Vermont.
How do we help?
We identify expert resources for coalitions, individuals, and state agencies.
We liaise with state agencies and local coalitions
We provide technical assistance or mentoring to coalitions and their members.
Build local and statewide capacity for prevention advocacy
Establish sustainable funding for prevention, health and wellness
Mobilize advocates to take action in support of policies and practices that promote prevention, health and wellness
We Pay Attention
Demonstrating that substance abuse prevention should be a state-wide public health priority;
Providing a network for members to identify and take action on common issues
Sharing current research, best practices, publications and resources
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Montpelier, VT 05602
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