Posted by ReThink Health UCRV Backbone Team: The opportunity to contribute to local prevention efforts came last month when I was approached by Dartmouth undergraduate student and rugby player, Gayne Kalustian. She was organizing a weeklong fitness and leadership camp for local high school athletes as part of her internship with Second Growth. Gayne asked if I would come speak to them about healthy nutrition and lifestyle for competitive athletes, because, she said, “after talking to some coaches, it is apparent that kids haven’t had a lot of guidance on nutrition.”
This program will focus on getting a head start on preseason through strength, conditioning, speed and agility training, as well as, leadership skills development. August 3-7 9 am – 2 pmClaremont, NH Register Now
Second Growth has been selected as the recipient for the proceeds of this year’s Destash Sale. May 30, 2015 9 am to 3 pm Hotel Coolidge Drop off dates: May 19th-28th
This is America on illegal drugs. This is America on legal drugs. Do we really want to legalize a third addictive drug?
April 25, 20155-9pmSubstance-free celebration of young adult creativityThe Junction Teen CenterRiverpoint PlazaWhite River Junction, Vermont Click here to volunteer. Click here to volunteer.
Join us for a FUN day of spinning to benefit Second Growth and Upper Valley Aquatic Center scholarship funds. April 25, 2015 7 am to 12 pm Register here. CLICK HERE to REGISTER.
Teens can’t control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly. Click here for full article
Americans who drink too much don’t have to get behind the wheel to risk their lives. In fact, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows alcohol poisoning kills an average of six people a day. Click here for full US News article
Second Growth Annual MeetingTuesday, October 20, 20156:30 pm Kilton LibraryWest Lebanon, NH Our discussion will include a panel of counseling and law enforcement professionals sharing their perspective on heroin and other substance abuse in the Upper Valley. RSVP here.
Matt Simon, Marijuana Policy Project & Debby Haskins, SAM-VT (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) will present pros and cons of legalizing marijuana, with ample time for questions and discussion. All are invited. Admission free. Thursday, Feb. 26, 7:00 pm Damon Hall, Hartland VT. For more information; 885-6388 • firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to view and print flyer.