School Professionals

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Teachers, school nurses, administrators and staff are all partners in keeping Vermonters healthy. Find information and resources for school professionals across the state.

Information for You

The Health Department works to support or engage adolescents in promoting their own health and healthy development.

Help Me Grow is an effective, efficient system strategy for advancing developmental promotion, early detection and linkage to resources. Help Me Grow (HMG) proactively addresses families’ concerns about their child’s behavior, development and learning by making a connection to community-based programs, services and high quality parent education resources.

Programs and services that help communities become as healthy and involved as they can be are a key part of alcohol and drug use prevention in Vermont.

We publish quarterly newsletters, several toolkits, data briefs, and other resources on physical activity, nutrition and obesity. 

Dental health is especially important for pregnant women because the bacteria that cause dental decay can be spread from mom to baby unknowingly.

Tobacco control is the work of many in Vermont. Best practice calls for state and local organizations to work together to reduce tobacco use, promote tobacco-free policies and support those who want to quit.

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