Put Smoke-Free Policies On Your Menu

Put Smoke-Free Policies On Your Menu

Have you spotted us out and about lately? HCCA’s tobacco prevention team is dropping in on employers in Kennebec County to talk about smoke-free workplace policies, the impact of legal changes in the past year, and supporting employees who are trying to quit. One key...
Bathroom Vaping Shocks Principal into Action

Bathroom Vaping Shocks Principal into Action

Background In the fall of 2018, I had met with a high school in Kennebec County. My goal was to discuss the youth vaping epidemic, tobacco policies, and the benefits of the Center for Tobacco Independence (CTI)’s Sidekicks Program, which is used to support our youth...
We’re Growing!

We’re Growing!

As we kick off 2020, we have so many goals and plans to help our Capital Area communities on your journey to a healthier life. Luckily, we’ve welcomed three new staff members to make those goals a reality: Kevin Carter, Elizabeth Deprey and Alexis Guy. Kevin Carter...
Happy National Coming Out Day–from HCCA!

Happy National Coming Out Day–from HCCA!

October is LGBT history month, and October 11th is National Coming Out Day. In fact, this year is the 30th anniversary celebration of National Coming Out Day. The intention of National Coming Out Day is to celebrate the power of coming out, as when people know someone...