How to Get Help

How to Get Help

VT Helplink logo - - 802-565-LINKGet Help for Alcohol or Drug Addiction

No matter where in Vermont you are, there are resources to help. 

Deciding to seek help for a substance use problem can be difficult but is a step toward a healthier life. Whether you're seeking help for yourself or someone you care about, VT Helplink is Vermont’s connection to substance use services like treatment programs, recovery centers, safe medication disposal options, and Narcan.    

VT Helplink is a free resource for Vermonters, providing confidential, non-judgmental support and referrals based on your individual needs. A caring Helplink Specialist will listen to you, answer your questions, and help you or your loved one take a step towards recovery.

Visit any time or call 802-565-LINK (or toll-free 833-565-LINK): 

  • Monday - Friday 8AM - 10PM 
  • Weekends and holidays 8AM - 6PM 

You can also answer quick and confidential questions to get connected to the right services for you. 

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Contacting a substance abuse counselor or program to get help can be hard, but it is a huge first step toward a healthier life. Treatment is effective!

Recovery from substance use disorder is a lifelong process. Throughout Vermont, there are services to support you in your recovery. People recover!