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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 Always call 911 after administering naloxone.

Visit their website for more information. 


Jenna's Promise & Jenna's House

Jenna's Promise is providing financial assistance (i.e. paying rent) to those Vermonters with Substance Use Disorder that:

  1. Are currently in Rehab (i.e. Valley Vista, Serenity House, etc.) and have been approved to go directly to a sober home upon discharge.
  2. Are already in a sober home, but have lost their job (i.e. due to coronavirus).

Jenna's House will be a center point for the community, and it will help to break down the stigma associated with substance use disorders. The main floor of the community center will be a state-of-the-art events venue and will provide 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 with a full-time live in house manager:

  • Women only
  • Must be in recovery
  • 6 Beds

For more information visit their website.


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. 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 or call 802-552-0180.


Online Resources for Recovery

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

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