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Substance Misuse Prevention Services

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We are committed to the promotion of healthy lifestyles and norms.

Our goals are to reduce underage drinking, high-risk alcohol consumption, marijuana and tobacco misuse, prescription drug and stimulant misuse, and illicit stimulants and opioids. Below are some helpful resources.

Alcohol

According to the Vermont Department of Health, “People who begin drinking before age 15 are four times more likely to develop alcohol dependence than those who begin drinking at 21.”

To learn more about alcohol use, visit:

Want to know if your local business passed an alcohol compliance?

Looking for alcohol data in the state of Vermont?

Treatment & Recovery

Seeking treatment or someone to talk to about treatment options for you or a loved one?

Youth

Need help talking to your youth about alcohol?

Tobacco and Vaping

To learn more about tobacco and vaping nicotine in Vermont, visit:

For National information, visit:

For information on the potential harms of vaping, visit:

Vaping toolkit for schools:

Seeking treatment or someone to talk to about treatment options for you or a loved one? Visit:

Vermont tobacco and vaping data:

To learn more about tobacco and vaping laws in Vermont, visit:

Want to know if your local business passed a tobacco compliance check?

For information on smoke-free housing, visit:

Resources for Youth

The Caledonia & Southern Essex Youth Advisory Council (YAC) offers opportunities for youth grades 7 – 12 to serve in positions of leadership, make positive change in their communities, take on various issues through county-wide campaigns, and become an independent group focused on prevention.

Mental Health Resources

Northeast Kingdom Human Services

Parent Support Line: 802-749-1111 (this is not a crisis line. 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Emotional Support Line: 802-749-1113 (this is not a crisis line. 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Adult Mental Health First Aid (AMHFA)

AMHFA is an eight-hour course for anyone interested in helping individuals who may be experiencing a mental health or addiction crisis. For more information, contact Cheryl here.

YOUTH Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

YMHFY is an eight-hour course for anyone interested in helping young people between the ages of 12 and 18 who may be experiencing a mental health or addiction crisis. For more information, contact Cheryl here.

 

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1315 Hospital Drive
St. Johnsbury, Vermont 05819

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