VDH: 6th Annual College Symposium


Join Us for the

6th Annual College Symposium

"Creating a Campus Commitment to Substance Abuse Prevention and Assisting Students in Distress"

October 5, 2017
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Vermont Technical College - Randolph Center, Vermont


Who Should Attend?

  • Campus faculty and staff including student affairs and academic assistance, counseling, medical, health and wellness, housing/residential/student life.
  • Community partners including community coalitions and prevention professionals , substance abuse counselors.

Keynote Presenter:
Erin McClintock, MEd
Director, Prevention Education, EverFI

  • Explore current data related to substance abuse and collegiate mental health.
  • Outline a framework for effective prevention.
  • Learn what best practice institutions are doing to support students' mental health needs as they relate to substance abuse prevention.
  • Identify tactics for gaining institutional support around this critical issue.

Panel Presentations:
"Learn What Vermont Higher Education is Doing to Support Students in Distress"

  • Johnson State College - Mental Heath First Aid
  • Castleton University - Student Support Network
  • University of Vermont - Cares Team and Collegiate Recovery


Registration Fee: $35, Breakfast and lunch included.

This event is Sponsored by the Vermont Department of Health
Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs



For More Information, Contact:


Event Date: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

Contact Information

Department of Mental Health
Commissioner Melissa Bailey
280 State Drive, NOB 2 North
Waterbury, VT 05671-2010
Phone:  (802) 241-0090
Fax: (802) 241-0100

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