Substance Use Data & Reports

Find data briefs, reports, assessments, evaluations, survey results and other publications on alcohol, opioids, cannabis and overall substance use in Vermont as well as analyses that inform and evaluate Health Department efforts on addressing substance use.

  • Health impact assessments
  • Social autopsy reports
  • Harm reduction evaluations
  • County substance use profiles
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If the search doesn’t return results, try alternative terms.

  • For cannabis results, search "cannabis" and then "marijuana."
  • For reporting about deaths, search "death" and then "fatal."
  • For naloxone results, search "naloxone" and then "Narcan"

Need help finding a report? Contact us at [email protected].  

DateTitlePrimary Topic
05/08/2024Vermont Opioid-Related Fatal OverdosesOpioid Overdose
04/04/2024Overdose Prevention Centers - Literature ReviewOpioid Overdose
03/25/2024Substance Use in Vermont - National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) 2021-2022All Substances
03/12/2024Cannabis Youth Health ConcernsCannabis
03/12/2024Cannabis Adult Health ConcernsCannabis
03/12/2024Cannabis Regulatory LandscapeCannabis
02/08/2024Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment Initiation and Engagement 2022Treatment
01/31/2024Non-Opioid-Related Fatal Overdoses Among Vermonters, 2013-2022Opioid Overdose
01/19/2024Substance Use Disorder Treatment is EffectiveTreatment
12/14/2023Community Naloxone Program EvaluationOpioid Overdose
10/31/2023Unintentional Nonfatal Drug Overdose Emergency Department Visits: Vermonters Under 25Opioid Overdose
09/07/2023Fatal Overdoses in Vermont by Age and CircumstanceOpioid Overdose
07/17/2023Vermont Opioid and Stimulant Response InitiativesOpioid Stimulants
08/23/20232023 Vermont Social Autopsy Report: 2021 Data AnalysisOpioid Overdose
07/17/2023Stimulant Misuse in VermontStimulants
02/20/2024Naloxone Distribution and Administration – Community Quarterly Report Opioid Overdose
02/20/2024Naloxone Distribution and Administration – EMS Quarterly ReportOpioid Overdose
05/03/2023Naloxone Distribution and Administration 2022 Annual ReportOpioid, Overdose
04/27/2023Vermont Opioid-Related Fatal OverdosesOpioid Overdose
04/21/2023Alcohol Use Among Older AdultsAlcohol
04/21/2023Opioid Overdose Response InitiativesOpioid Overdose
04/21/2023Opioid Overdose and Narcan® (Naloxone) OverviewOpioid Overdose
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Addison CountyAll Substances
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Bennington CountyAll Substances
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Caledonia CountyAll Substances
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Chittenden CountyAll Substances
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Essex and Orleans CountiesAll Substances
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Franklin and Grand Isle CountiesAll Substances
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Lamoille CountyAll Substances
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Orange CountyAll Substances
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Rutland CountyAll Substances
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Washington CountyAll Substances
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Windham CountyAll Substances
04/21/2023Young Adult Survey (YAS) 2022 - Windsor CountyAll Substances
02/27/2023Cannabis Data ReportCannabis
01/09/2023Alcohol-Related Deaths Among VermontersAlcohol
08/31/20222022 Vermont Social Autopsy Report: 2019-2020 Data AnalysisOpioid Overdose
10/05/2022Repeat Opioid Overdose Emergency Department Visits
Among Vermont Residents
Opioid Overdose
05/11/2022Strategic Prevention Framework for Prescription Drugs (SPF-Rx) Evaluation SummaryOpioid
04/28/2022Vermont Cannabis Use HighlightsCannabis
03/30/2022Substance Use Disorder Treatment Trends 2020Treatment
12/14/2021Treatment Status Among People Who Died of an Overdose, 2016-2020Opioid Overdose
12/03/2021Assessing Substance Use Campaigns through PACE VermontAll Substances
07/31/2020School-Based Substance Abuse Services (SBSAS) Evaluation Final ReportPrevention
10/29/20212021 Vermont Social Autopsy Report: 2018 Data AnalysisOpioid, Overdose
10/28/2021Role of Xylazine in Fatal Opioid Overdoses Among Vermont ResidentsOpioid Overdose
09/29/2021Development and Implementation Process Evaluation of Substance Use Data PlatformEvaluation
08/27/2021Drug Overdose Deaths and Reported Administration of Naloxone in VermontOpioid Overdose
08/01/2021Marijuana/Cannabis Use in VermontCannabis
01/05/2022Special Report: Emerging Overdose Trend in the First 9 Months of 2021COVID
02/18/2021Regional Prevention Partnership (RPP) Evaluation - Final Report SummaryPrevention
02/18/2021Regional Prevention Partnership (RPP) Evaluation - Final ReportPrevention
02/18/2021Prescription Drug Misuse Trends Among Vermont Young AdultsOpioid, Stimulants
02/18/2021Effects of the COVID Emergency on Young Adults - Summary ReportCOVID
02/18/2021Effects of the COVID Emergency on Young Adults - Full ReportCOVID
01/21/2021Access to Medication Assisted TreatmentTreatment
03/13/2020Health Impact Assessment (HIA): Marijuana Regulation in Vermont – 2020 Literature Review UpdateCannabis
10/05/2022Naloxone Distribution and Administration 2021 Annual Report Opioid Overdose
01/01/2016Health Impact Assessment (HIA): Cannabis/Marijuana Regulation in Vermont - Regulation in VermontCannabis
02/01/2017Health Impact Assessment (HIA): Cannabis/Marijuana Regulation in Vermont - Literature Review UpdateCannabis
01/01/2016Health Impact Assessment (HIA): Cannabis/Marijuana Regulation in Vermont - Executive SummaryCannabis
12/23/2020Substance Use - Addison CountyAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Bennington County All Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Caledonia CountyAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Chittenden CountyAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Essex CountyAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Franklin CountyAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Grand IsleAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Lamoille CountyAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Orange CountyAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Orleans CountyAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Rutland CountyAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Washington CountyAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Windham CountyAll Substances
12/23/2020Substance Use - Windsor CountyAll Substances
01/01/2018Hub and Spoke Treatment Model of Care for Opioid Use Disorders: An EvaluationTreatment
02/13/2018Hub and Spoke Treatment Model Evaluation BriefTreatment
05/13/2024Monthly Vermont Opioid-Related Fatal OverdosesOpioid Overdose
01/14/2019Law Enforcement Drug Take Back Pilot EvaluationPrevention
02/28/2019Vermont Young Adult Survey Overview 2018All Substances
04/26/2019Treating High-Risk Participants with Opioid Use Disorder in Vermont's Hub & Spoke SystemTreating
01/31/2020The Impact of Vermont's Rule for the Prescribing of Opioids for PainOpioids
01/31/2020Vermont Opioid Use Harm Reduction EvaluationOpioids
02/13/2020Impaired Driver Rehabilitation Program (IDRP): Offense, Treatment and Re-offense DataImpaired Driving
08/26/20202020 Vermont Social Autopsy Report: 2017 Data AnalysisOpioid Overdose
09/21/2020Harm Reduction Evaluation: Stimulant UseStimulants
09/21/2020Harm Reduction Evaluation: Opioid InitiationOpioids
09/21/2020Harm Reduction Evaluation: Perception from People Who Use Opioids of Calling 911 for OverdoseOpioids
06/25/2021Substance Use in Vermont During COVID-19: 2019-2020 ReportCOVID
10/21/2020Vermont Young Adult Survey 2020: Summary of Key FindingsAll Substances
10/30/20202020 Vermont Prevention InventoryPrevention
06/17/2022Substance Use in Vermont - National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) 2019-2020All Substances
12/20/2017Alcohol-Attributable Deaths in VermontAlcohol
12/01/2022Vermont Young Adult Survey 2022 - Final ReportAll Substances
12/01/2022Vermont Young Adult Survey 2022 - Key FindingsAll Substances
02/08/2023Substance Use Disorder Treatment Initiation and Engagement 2021Treatment
03/09/2023Substance Use in Vermont - National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) 2018/2019All Substances
03/09/2023Substance Use in Vermont - National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) 2018/2019 - SummaryAll Substances
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Vermont Department of Health
280 State Street
Waterbury, VT 05671-8340

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