More Resources

Still looking for more information? Here are some helpful local, state, and national resources.

Local and State Resources


Friends of Recovery Vermont

Students First Project

Turning Point Center

Vermont Addiction Services

Vermont Department of Health

Vermont Recovery Network

National Resources

Addictions and Recovery

American Society of Addiction Medicine

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Harm Reduction Coalition

National Institute on Drug Abuse

National Institutes of HealthMayo Clinic

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


The Hungry Heart
The trailer for filmmaker Bess O'Brien's  documentary, The Hungry Heart, provides an intimate look at the often hidden world of prescription drug addiction through the world of Vermont Pediatrician Fred Holmes who works with patients struggling with this disease.

The Opiate Effect
When Will Gates died from a heroin overdose in 2009,  his father, Skip, began a journey to try and educate as many people as possible of the harm in not only the drug, but how we are dealing with the problem. Through the voices of Skip, his son Sam, former opiate abusers, HowardCenter, Senator Leahy, Tristram Coffin, Attorney General Holder and more; we find ourselves amidst reality.