Health

Governor Peter Shumlin: Press Conference on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention 02/07/2014

Gov. Peter Shumlin holds a press conference on expansion of early intervention and treatment for young adults at risk of alcohol and drug abuse.

Burlington Ward 6 NPA Meeting 02/06/2014

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to encourage citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies help improve communication between the citizens of Burlington and City government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Ward 6 meets the first Thursday of the month. Meeting place: Greek Orthodox Church 600 South Willard Street.

Vermont Access Network (VAN): Vermont Experiments: Will The Patient Survive? 02/04/2014

A documentary film highlighting Vermont’s single payer experiment with real life stories from Canadians who have suffered under single payer and doctors who have practiced under the single payer system. Learn about how single payer health care will threaten Vermont’s economy, lead to rationing of care and will force doctors to leave Vermont. Film producer by VT for Healthcare Freedom. For more info, please click here.

Vermont Workers' Center: 2013 Review - 2014 Ahead 01/24/2014

Co-Hosts Stauch Blaise and Ashley Moore speak to Traven Leyshon and Sandy Gaffney on the year past (2013) and the year ahead.

Burlington Wards 4 & 7 NPA Meeting 01/22/2014

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to empower citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies facilitate communication between the citizens of Burlington and city government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Wards 4 & 7 meet the third Tuesday of the month. Meeting place: Robert E. Miller Community Center 130 Gosse Court.

More on Redistricting: http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/CityCouncil/Ward-Redistricting/

Burlington Ward 5 NPA Meeting 01/16/2014

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to empower citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies facilitate communication between the citizens of Burlington and city government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward.

Feminist Media Review: Host Peggy Luhrs 01/13/2014

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks to issues of the day.

Near & Far Video, Introduced by Richard Kemp: The Road to Recovery 2013: A Showcase of Events 01/08/2014

Ivette Torres, Associate Director for Consumer Affairs, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Building on the 2013 National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) theme—“Join the Voices for Recovery: Together on Pathways to Wellness”—this episode will feature footage, photos, and interviews of participants from events held throughout the country as individuals, families, and entire communities unite in celebration of Recovery Month. In addition, the show will highlight the positive and affirming message realized by millions of Americans: Behavioral health is essential to health, prevention works, treatment is effective, and people recover!

If you have questions or comments about this program, please contact Richard Kemp at rtkemp@aol.com.

Vermont Access Network (VAN): 2014 VT State House: Governor Shumlin on Health Care 01/07/2014

Jan 7, 2014 - Gov. Shumlin meets with Legislators on status Vermont Health Connect

Poison Prevention PSA 12/31/2013

Presentation by Northern New England Poison Center on prevention tips and assistance. www.nnepc.org

1.800.222-1222. 

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