Umatter for Youth and Young Adults Program (Umatter YYA)

Umatter for Youth and Young Adults (Umatter YYA) is a youth leadership and engagement initiative.  The goal is to promote mental health wellness:  healthy coping mechanisms among youth and young adults, and the ability to recognize when a peer needs help and how to provide it.  The aim is to foster healthy community cultures for [...]

CHL Joins National and Vermont Public Health Associations in Celebrating National Public Health Week

Good health requires a daily commitment! In that spirit, this week, National Public Health Week - April 2-6, 2018 -  is a chance to think about how we can help ourselves, families and communities become healthier.  “National Public Health Week is a chance for us to highlight all the services available to citizens to improve [...]

Marijuana and Mental Health: Policymakers Should Consider Impacts

The impact of legalization of marijuana is far more involved than we may anticipate, including the potential for long-term debilitating effects on personal health, and an impact on educational and health care systems. JoEllen Tarallo, Ed.D., MCHES, FASHA, Director, CHL Should we be concerned about increased use of marijuana, now commonly referred to as cannabis, [...]