People in Recovery

People in Recovery

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Recovery is possible and help is available. Find help and support for recovery from alcohol and drug misuse.

Information for You

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

In an overdose, opioids can slow breathing to the point of death. To save lives, the Health Department gives out a medication called naloxone (brand name Narcan®) that can reverse an overdose.

The Rocking Horse program is a free, 10-session educational support group that serves pregnant and parenting women who are at risk for alcohol or drug misuse – or who are experiencing the effects of a partner’s substance misuse.

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!