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Forgotten At Our Own Peril: The Opioid Crisis

Public attention shifted to COVID-19, but the opioid epidemic is ongoing.

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‘We’re Not Wired to be Isolated’

When the state prohibited large group gatherings, agencies and organizations that assist people in recovery from substance use disorder across Vermont pivoted to provide their services remotely. Learn how organizations maintained connections and continued to support people in recovery during these difficult times.

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Vermont Recovery Services Are Now a Single Call Away

Vermont Department of Health launches VTHelplink Referral Resource to help people with substance use disorder access services during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn about VTHelpLink services.

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Expanding Education in Addiction Medicine

Grant supports creation of new curriculum for future physicians at Larner College of Medicine In 2013, the pioneering efforts of John Brooklyn, MD, UVM clinical associate professor of family medicine, catapulted Vermont into the spotlight as a national leader in the treatment of opioid use disorder with the state’s launch of the “hub and spoke” model. 

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Hiring Individuals in Recovery

Aspenti is working to #StoptheStigma and you can too. Learn about the benefits to hiring individuals in recovery.

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Most primary care physicians don’t provide treatment for substance use disorder, but that is changing in Vermont

It was 2013, and a young man with opioid use disorder was invited to a meeting of senior leaders from the UVM Medical Center, government agencies and community organizations to share his story about the impact of a lack of treatment capacity in Chittenden County. He represented the hundreds of people on waiting lists at

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