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Substance Use & Recovery Resources

VT Helplink is a statewide resource for finding substance use treatment and recovery services in Vermont. Local resources are below.

Scroll down to see peer support groups. 

 

Learn about overdose prevention here.

Jenna's Promise & Jenna's House

Jenna's Promise provides rental assistance to individuals who desire to get into a recovery residence or sober home to begin their recovery, as well as individuals who already reside in sober living but have lost their income due to COVID-19. 

Jenna's House helps to break down the stigma associated with substance use disorders. The main floor of the community center is a state-of-the-art events venue with space for events for up to 250 people. Anyone from the community can use this space for business meetings, political rallies, town, and local community functions, and school and or other educational functions. 

Rae of Hope is a Level-3 sober home for women with a full-time live in house manager.

 

North Central Vermont Recovery Center (NCVRC)

NCVRC is a safe, welcoming, substance-free environment for individuals and families on their paths to lasting recovery from alcohol and drug addiction. They have extensive supports and recovery programs for individuals and their families.

They also offer free naloxone (Narcan) and fentanyl test strips to members of the community to help prevent overdose deaths. To get naloxone to carry or keep at your business, call 802-851-8120 or email Shannon.Carchidi@ncvrc.com. Always call 911 after administering naloxone.

Visit their website for more information. 

 

MAT Team

The Medication-Assisted Treatment [MAT] Team specializes in opioid and alcohol use. The MAT Team offers substance use and MAT screening, referrals to treatment, and care coordination at locations across the Lamoille Valley Region. MAT works, decreasing incarceration rates and emergency department visits for people with Substance Use Disorder. If you are interested in discussing if medications like Suboxone, buprenorphine, or Vivitrol are right for you and your recovery, call 802-888-6009.

 

The Behavioral Health & Wellness Center

The Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, part of CHSLV, provides individualized outpatient screening, assessment, and treatment services for individuals who are experiencing substance use, mental health, or psychiatric concerns. They provide outpatient substance use treatment for adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups, as well as medication management.

They are currently providing teletherapy services through phone and video.  Please call 802-888-8230 to schedule an appointment or to learn about current group offerings. You can also visit their website for more information.

 

Healthy Lamoille Valley

Healthy Lamoille Valley provides resources and support for Lamoille area youth and families, facilitates our local Youth Prevention Council, offers youth leadership opportunities, family support resources, and community outreach in the Lamoille County area and surrounding communities.

HLV's latest project, #LiveYourWhy, encourages youth and their families to engage in a series of activities designed to foster and cultivate protective factors at home while also finding ways to stay together and connected even while we're physically separated. Visit their website.

 

Online Resources for Recovery

Click here for a list of national and state online recovery meetings.

 

Recovery Friendly Workplaces resources

Working Fields was founded on the belief that individuals who have made mistakes—yet have accepted responsibility, entered recovery, and acted to improve their lives—deserve a second chance. Working Fields offers those in recovery or with past convictions ongoing support, including job placement and recovery coaches. Working Fields is also a staffing agency for employers seeking motivated, dedicated, qualified candidates.

Recovery Friendly Workplaces and Their Profound Impact: one hour video  on supporting people with Substance Use Disorder in obtaining and thriving in employment, and how this benefits the employer, the recovering employee, and our community.

 

Dandelion Cards

Dandelion cards include basic information about resources in the community. Please take some for your organization or business. Email mdewitt@lamoillehealthpartners.org

 

Peer Support Groups

Alcoholics anonymous hosts online meetings and in person meetings. They sponsor a 24 hour hotline: (802) 229-5100

Groups hosted at North Central Vermont Recovery Center (walkins: 275 Brooklyn St., #2, Morrisville. Click here to see times. 802-851-8120):

  • Refuge Recovery: A non-theistic community dedicated to the practices of mindfulness, compassion, forgiveness, and generosity. 
  • Families Anonymous: For those concerned with the destructive behavior of loved ones due to drugs, alcohol, or related behaviors. 
  • Moms in Recovery Support Group: open discussion for all moms in any stage of recovery. Children welcome. 
  • As Bill Sees It: An open meeting about the trials and miracles of alcoholism. The Chairperson reads the daily reading from a book called “As Bill Sees It" and the group opens for discussion. 
  • SMART Recovery: Support for those who have chosen to abstain or are considering abstention from addictive behaviors. 
  • Newcomer's AA: A meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous focusing on the first 3 Steps. 
  • All Recovery
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • AA Step Meeting
  • Open Discussion AA

Recovery from the Ground Up addresses issues that many people face as they recover from alcohol and substance use disorders. We need to learn and practice the skills to cope, survive, and flourish in recovery. This in-person group provides a safe and confidential environment to develop these skills while living a fulfilling life in recovery.

  • Wednesdays 4:30-5:30
  • 802-888-8320
  • Behavioral Health & Wellness: 607 Washington Highway, Morrisville

Harm Reduction

Opioid Overdose Prevention explains:

  • How to spot an overdose
  • What to do in the case of an overdose
  • Other ways to save a life