Alcohol/Drug Users

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Find information about alcohol and drug use, as well as free, anonymous and confidential diagnosis, treatment and support services for people who use drugs and alcohol.

Information for You

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.

Stopping alcohol use or drug use is just the beginning of the recovery process. People in recovery must learn new ways to cope with daily life. Learning these new skills is essential work.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory conducts urine drug screening.

Supporting strong family connections has helped to bring down high risk (binge) drinking and marijuana use among youth in Vermont. Find out more about parenting support programs here.

The Board investigates complaints of unprofessional conduct and may issue reprimands or revoke, suspend or place conditions on professional licenses and certifications, or take action where appropriate to protect public health and safety.

People in crisis are given preference for admission into treatment. Pregnant injecting drug users have first priority for treatment and are to be seen within 48 hours of their first contact.

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