Roots on the River: Smoke-Free Event

In this edition, Roots On The River producer Ray Massucco talks about why his Smoke-Free Event is great for families and kids.
If you would like your very own Smoke-Free Zone sign, contact Greater Falls Connections at www.greaterfallsconnections.org or gfpctobacco@gmail.com or call us at 802-463-9927.

Thanks to all the following businesses, schools, and public places that participated:
Vermont Festivals, LLC
Greater Falls Pharmacy
Rockingham Medical Group
Lisai’s Market
Shona Grill
Windham Northeast Supervisory Union (WNESU)
Rockingham Parks and Recreation
Rockingham Free Public Library
Thanks to FACT TV and Alex Stradling for filming this video. Thanks to Eileen Katchen for the great photography work. Video edited by Scott Sharland and Dominic Farinoli.

Parent Up Vermont

PARUP_SUPPORTER_BUTTONVermont parents know it’s important to have conversations with their kids about alcohol and drug use. It’s important for parents to remember that it’s not just the questions you ask, but it also depends on how you ask the questions. – See more at: http://parentupvt.org

Smoke-Free Zones: Greater Falls Pharmacy

Part 2 of our current Smoke-Free Zones video series is now live! Find out what makes the Smoke-Free Zone at Greater Falls Pharmacy great. 98% of VT’s family-owned, independent pharmacies do not sell tobacco. Learn more at the CounterBalance campaign.

In this edition, Greater Falls Pharmacy store manager Josh Rushford talks about why their Smoke-Free Zone is important to the patients and customers at the store.

To get your very own Smoke-Free Zone sign (they are free!), contact Greater Falls Connections at www.greaterfallsconnections.org or scott (at) greaterfallsconnections.org or call us at 802-463-9927 x213.

Thanks to all the following businesses, schools, and public places that participated:
Greater Falls Pharmacy
Rockingham Medical Group
Lisai’s Market
Shona Grill
Rockingham Free Public Library
Windham Northeast Supervisory Union (WNESU)
Rockingham Parks and Recreation

Thanks to FACT TV and Alex Stradling for filming this video. Thanks to Eileen Katchen for the great photography work. Video edited by Scott Sharland and Dominic Farinoli.

Smoke-Free Zones: Rockingham Free Public Library

Announcing the launch of our latest video, which promotes the Smoke-Free Zone at the Rockingham Public Library.

Learn about the impact of the Smoke-Free Zone at the Rockingham Free Public Library. In this edition, Celina Houlne and Sam Maskell are interviewed by Greater Falls Connections’ Scott Sharland. To get your very own Smoke-Free Zone sign, contact Greater Falls Connections at scott (at) greaterfallsconnections.org or call us at 802-463-9927 x213.

Thanks to all the following businesses, schools, and public places that participated:
Greater Falls Pharmacy
Rockingham Medical Group and Squeaky Sneakers
Lisai’s Market
Shona Grill
Windham Northeast Supervisory Union (WNESU)
Rockingham Parks and Recreation

Thanks to FACT TV and Alex Stradling for filming this video. Thanks to Eileen Katchen for the great photography work. Video edited by Scott Sharland and Dominic Farinoli.

“More Dreams-Less Drugs!” Community Forum

April 24, 2014 community forum sponsored by Greater Falls Connections and MC’d by Mike Smith. The purpose of the forum was to learn more about why opioid use, misuse and addiction is happening in the Greater Falls Community and what the community can do to respond. Four panelists presented some powerful information and stories about “why here” and “why now.” We then spent the last half of the forum discussion solutions for addressing the issue and building a strong, vibrant community.

Positive Parenting is Prevention!

Your child’s brain is still developing well into his or her twenties. Kids who start drinking alcohol before the age of 15 are 5 times more likely to develop alcohol abuse or dependence than people who first used alcohol at age 21 or older. Click here for concrete tips and skills for parents and caregivers to try out at home. Take it from the doc, you don’t need to be a “mad scientist” in order to parent. Positive parenting is prevention!