Health Professionals

Health Professionals

Pharmacist filling prescription at computer.

Resources for Health Professionals

Enhance current practices with information to help your patients, stay informed, stay licensed and meet requirements. Access the Vermont Prescription Monitoring system (VPMS) and workforce development opportunities. Find resources for medication opioid use disorder (MOUD) and screening for substance use disorder.


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Information for health professionals to help their patients with issues related to alcohol and other drugs.

Information on opioid prescribing and medication for opioid use disorder.

Supporting the development and maintenance of a qualified, competent and numerable alcohol and drug professional workforce. Find training and continuing education resources.

VPMS collects, monitors and analyzes electronically transmitted prescribing and dispensing data submitted by pharmacies and dispensing practitioners.

Substance misuse in Vermonters age 65 and older is increasing. Be aware of unhealthy substance use, identify risks, and find treatment and recovery services.

Certification and operational requirement rule for Health Department approved and preferred providers.