Free and Confidential Help

VT Helplink is a free and confidential alcohol and drug support and referral service provided by the Vermont Department of Health.

On the phone or online, VT Helplink offers personalized services, based on your patients' specific needs. Whether they're seeking help for themselves or someone they care about, VT Helplink can connect your patients to the services you need. A caring, trained specialist will help them take a step toward recovery.

Visit or call 802-565-LINK (or toll-free 833-565-LINK):

  • Monday - Friday 8AM - 10PM
  • Weekends and holidays 8AM - 6PM

You can also use the answer quick and confidential questions to get connected to the right services for you.

Health Risk Awareness


Rx Aware provides health risk information for people who have opioid prescriptions to reduce addiction and overdose.

Prescription Drug Disposal


Do Your Part provides ways people can properly and safely store and get rid of unused or expired prescription medication.

Special Topics


One More Conversation encourages health care providers and patients to discuss substance use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. and


Parent Up provides tips for parents and caregivers about talking with their kids about alcohol and cannabis.

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Let’s Talk Cannabis provides science-based information about cannabis and how it affects our bodies, minds and health.

Free health materials for your patients

You can order materials for your patients at no cost through the Vermont Alcohol and Drug Information Clearinghouse (VADIC).

Available materials include:

  • ParentUp resources for parents to talk to their kids about substance use
  • One More Conversations resources for patients who are pregnant
  • Do Your Part medication disposal information
  • KnowOD posters with information for people who misuse opioids
  • VT Helplink and 802Quits resources to get help
  • Opioid prescriber posters primary care, pediatrics and dental offices
  • SAMHSA "Tips for Teens" brochures
  • and much more...

Visit to order materials for free!

Contact Us
Substance Use Programs (DSU)

Vermont Department of Health

108 Cherry Street, Suite 207
Burlington, VT