Programs & Services

Teen girl in group discussion with clinician.

alcohol & drug abuse network of programs and services

The Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Programs supports a network of community partners to promote and deliver a wide range of substance abuse information, prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery programs and services. From school-based prevention services to the Care Alliance for Opioid Addiction hub & spoke model of treatment, we coordinate with professionals to support healthy lifestyles for Vermonters of all ages.

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If convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, you must successfully complete the Impaired Driver Rehabilitation Program before your privilege to drive can be reinstated.

Programs and services that help communities become as healthy and involved as they can be are a key part of alcohol and drug use prevention in Vermont.

Supporting strong family connections has helped to bring down high risk (binge) drinking and marijuana use among youth in Vermont. Find out more about parenting support programs here.

Different kinds of professionals provide treatment for substance use disorders. In most treatment programs, the main caregivers are certified or licensed as substance abuse treatment counselors.

Stopping alcohol use or drug use is just the beginning of the recovery process. People in recovery must learn new ways to cope with daily life. Learning these new skills is essential work.

Preventing substance abuse reduces the risks that contribute to alcohol, tobacco or other drug abuse – while promoting factors that support healthy lifestyles and communities.

People in crisis are given preference for admission into treatment. Pregnant injecting drug users have first priority for treatment and are to be seen within 48 hours of their first contact.