Vermont Addiction Hotlines
America has a severe addiction problem, and Vermont is no exception. Substance abuse is among the top health concerns in the state. This year, 21.7% of residents reported illicit drug use sometime during the last month, per the CDC. A total of 252 residents died from overdoses in 2021 alone. Data is not yet available for last year.
Unfortunately, addiction has a grip not just on Vermont, but on all of America. Fortunately, there is help. Below are three completely free resources for help with substance abuse available to residents of the Green Mountain State. Addiction is a disease, and the cure begins with helping yourself. We aim to be part of that help.
Vermont National Rehab Hotline
Available 24/7, the Vermont Addiction Hotline is free and anonymous for any resident to receive assistance with addiction. Call 866-210-1303 anytime to be connected with a specialist who will listen and help in any way possible. The website also offers links to helpful resources and much more. Call now. Help is standing by.
Partially sponsored by the state’s Department of Health, the Vermont Helplink exists to connect residents to the services they need, free and confidentially. Call 802-565-5465 to be connected with a trained specialist, or click here to visit the website.
Since 1971, the non-profit Headrest has had “…a mission to assist those affected by substance use disorder, experiencing a crisis, or in need of support by providing effective programs and treatments,” according to the website. Call 603-448-4872 for more information.