Programs & Services

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alcohol & drug Misuse network of programs and services

The Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Programs supports a network of community partners to promote and deliver a wide range of substance misuse information, prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery programs and services. From school-based prevention services to the Care Alliance for Opioid Addiction hub & spoke model of treatment, we coordinate with professionals to support healthy lifestyles for Vermonters of all ages.

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Alcohol and drug prevention programs help support communities to grow in wellness and health. Prevention works!

Preventing substance misuse reduces the risk factors that contribute to alcohol, tobacco or other drug use – while promoting protective factors that support healthy lifestyles and communities.

Supporting strong family connections has helped to reduce alcohol and marijuana use among youth in Vermont.  Family programs promote healthy family relationships and strengthen parenting skills to help prevent and address youth alcohol or other drug use.

Most people who misuse prescription medications get them from friends or family – often straight out of the medicine cabinet. Find out how to properly store and get rid of prescription medications.

Learn about the different ways you can get help with substance use disorders and find the type of treatment that is right for you. Treatment is effective!

If you are in crisis you are given priority for treatment. If you are pregnant and inject drugs, you have first priority for treatment and are seen within 48 hours.

Recovery from substance use disorders is a process. People recover!

If convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, you must successfully complete the Impaired Driver Rehabilitation Program (IDRP) before your privilege to drive can be reinstated. (Formerly known as Project CRASH.)