Where can you find other helpful resources?
VT Helplink is a free and confidential alcohol and drug support and referral service. This service can help you prevent opioid overdose by giving you information on where you can get Naloxone.
Visit VTHelplink.org or call 802-565-LINK (or toll-free 833-565-LINK).
Syringe service programs are free and anonymous. They provide syringes, supplies and overdose prevention resources. These programs are proven to be effective in not only reducing overdose, but also reducing transmission of other illnesses. Find a syringe service program near you.
Stigma that surrounds addiction and the people who struggle with substance use can lead to people not seeking the help they need. Greater awareness of addiction as a disease, increased understanding of treatment and recovery and growing empathy for those who struggle can reduce this stigma and help people find the resources they need. Visit EndAddictionStigmaVT.com to learn more.
Recovery is possible. Recovery centers across Vermont provide information and support to people in recovery from substance use disorder, including access to free naloxone (Narcan®) and fentanyl test strips. Find a recovery center near you.