Veterans & Service Members

Information for You

Suicide touches the lives of many Vermonters. Our intentional self-harm and death by suicide rates are significantly higher than the United States rates. Find help, learn about warning, signs, risk and protective factors. Read about what Vermont is doing to prevent suicide.

 

From trained medical professionals who respond daily, to citizen volunteers who step up during natural disasters, Vermonters like you make all the difference in our communities' health, safety and preparedness.

Most Vermonters who smoke want to quit. You may be one of them, or know someone who is trying to quit tobacco. With the right tools and support, you can do it.

Vermonters have higher drinking rates that the country overall. People who begin drinking before age 15 are four times more likely to develop alcohol dependence than those who begin drinking at 21. What are unhealthy drinking habits?

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!

Early detection of cancer in people without symptoms (also called screening) can help to find and treat cancer early, leading to better outcomes.

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