Alcohol/Drug Users

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Find information about alcohol and drug use, as well as free, anonymous and confidential diagnosis, treatment and support services for people who use drugs and alcohol.

Information for You

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.

In 2006, the Vermont Legislature authorized the Vermont Department of Health to establish and operate a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).

Most birth defects are thought to be caused by a complex mix of factors, including a person’s genes, behaviors, and things in the environment.

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.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory conducts urine drug screening.

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