Parents & Caregivers

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Parents and caregivers keep Vermonters of all ages healthy and safe. Find more information for people who care for the health of others.

Information for You

Supporting strong family connections has helped to reduce alcohol and marijuana use among youth in Vermont.  Family programs promote healthy family relationships and strengthen parenting skills to help prevent and address youth alcohol or other drug use.

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

The School Health Profiles is a biannual set of surveys supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of Adolescent and School H

Children and their families should have the choice to live in their own homes and communities, not hospitals.

Most people who misuse prescription medications get them from friends or family – often straight out of the medicine cabinet. Find out how to properly store and get rid of prescription medications.

The goal of SNAP-Ed is to improve the likelihood that Vermonters who are eligible for nutrition assistance, or SNAP benefits, will make healthy food choices within a limited budget. 

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