People Who Use Alcohol or Other Drugs

People Who Use Alcohol or Other Drugs

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Find information about alcohol and drug use and how to get help.

Information for You

Supporting strong family connections has helped to reduce alcohol and marijuana use among youth in Vermont.  Family programs promote healthy family relationships and strengthen parenting skills to help prevent and address youth alcohol or other drug use.

Most people who misuse prescription medications get them from friends or family – often straight out of the medicine cabinet. Find out how to properly store and get rid of prescription medications.

Prescription opioids can be addictive and dangerous. It only takes a little to lose a lot.

Learn about the different ways you can get help with substance use disorders and find the type of treatment that is right for you. Treatment is effective!

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.

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

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