Vermont Substance Abuse Help and Support
Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
A searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs in Vermont provided by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The directory shows the location of facilities that treat alcoholism, alcohol abuse and drug abuse problems.
Substance Abuse Treatment Centers
This resource provides a list of approved substance abuse treatment programs by county. The 2014 list of programs is available for download and is provided by the Vermont Department of Health-Agency of Human Services.
Alcohol Anonymous (A.A.) Vermont
A way to find A.A. support meetings all over the state of Vermont.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) FASD Center for Excellence
SAMHSA FASD Center for Excellence provides information and resources about FASD in order to prevent and treat the disorder. The website provides educational materials, fact sheets, and a list of screening and intervention programs across the country.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Center for Disease Control and Prevention also provides great information on FASD prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and education.
FASD Information Sheets (click to download document):
CDC FASD Podcasts:
- Don't Drink and Deliver (A Cup of Health with CDC): Healthy behaviors before and during pregnancy play a key role in the ultimate outcome of a pregnancy; one of the greatest dangers to an unborn child is alcohol. In this podcast, Dr. Clark Denny discusses the importance of women abstaining from alcohol during pregnancy.
- Alcohol and Pregnancy Don't Mix: This podcast discusses the dangers of consuming alcohol during pregnancy.
- Put Down That Drink if You Are Pregnant (or Trying to Be!): This podcast discusses the dangers of consuming alcohol during pregnancy.
CDC Health "E-Cards"
Send electronic greeting cards (with information about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders) to friends, family, and co-workers by clicking on the links.
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) is a public health advocacy organization that raises awareness about the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy. NOFAS stresses that the conclusive guidance for women is to abstain from alcohol during pregnancy or when trying to become pregnant. For those who find it difficult to abstain from alcohol or who simply want more information, there are many resources on the NOFAS website including articles, videos, support groups, and contact information.