Screening & discussion of The Opiate Effect. Will Gates died from a heroin overdose in 2009. His father Skip began a journey to try and educate as many people as possible of the harm in not only the drug, but how we are dealing with the problem. Through the voices of Skip, his son Sam, former opiate abusers, The HowardCenter, Senator Leahy, Tristram Coffin, Attorney General Holder and more; we find ourselves amid reality.
Discussion Facilitated by Roger Marcoux, Jr., Lamoille County Sheriff
Special Guest Eric Miller, U.S. Attorney for the District of Vermont
Event is free and open to the public.
Check out the winners of our 2016 Kids Writers Contest, which engages preschool- and elementary-aged children in telling written stories!
On Monday, June 27th, Vermont PBS launches the first of 10 Vermont election forums and debates, as we march toward November.
With candidates Matt Dunne, Peter Galbraith, Bruce Lisman, Sue Minter, and Phil Scott.
Moderated by Peter Mallary of the Vermont Association for Mental Health and Addiction Recovery.
On June 27th, the Vermont Association for Mental Health and Addiction Recovery sponsors a gubernatorial forum on health care, focusing on how health care resources can be directed to strengthen services for Vermonters struggling with disability, poverty and other challenges.
It’s live from Burlington’s Main Street Landing, Monday, June 27th at 7:30. Tune in, live on Vermont PBS, and at vermontpbs.org.
If you’d like to attend the live forum, it’s free, and the public is invited.
General seating: First come, first served.
Don’t miss this Gubernatorial Forum on Community Health and Support – Monday, June 27th at 7:30, here on Vermont PBS.
Public invited to attend
We have several promotions and additions to our leadership team, intended to effectively meet the needs of our viewers. Read details at vermontpbs.org/media.
The Executive Committee met in closed session for the purpose of discussing proprietary and contractual matters and personnel administration.