VERMONT SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Vermont is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States. The state is bordered by south Massachusetts, in the east by New Hampshire, in the west by New York, north by the Canadian province of Quebec. Vermont is the sixth smallest by area and second-smallest by population among the 50 U.S states. Montpelier is the state capital and the most populous city, Burlington is the least populous city in the state. The state is the leading producer of maple syrup.
These are the top cities in Vermont
|S.No||Name of the cities||Population||Latitude/Longitude|
|1||Burlington||42,452||44.476 / -73.212|
|2||South Burlington||18,791||44.467 / -73.171|
|3||Colchester||16,986||44.544 / -73.148|
|4||Rutland||15,824||43.611 / -72.973|
|5||Essex Junction||10,111||44.491 / -73.111|
Most commonly abused substance in Vermont
- Opiate prescription drugs
Substance abuse statistics
- A sharp increase has been observed since 2012, for the heroin and fentanyl-related fatalities.
- Each year, Chittenden County consistently experiences the highest number for the drug-related fatalities.
- Most of the residents in the state who were in substance abuse programs are of the age between 25 to 34 years.
- There has been an increase in the treatment for heroin and it is almost doubled between 2011 and 2013.
- In 2015, according to a single day measure nearly 1,624 people enrolled in the methadone opioid treatment and this number is really an increase, in the year 2011 it is about 553.
- Out of all the states in the country, this particular state ranks 2nd in position for the highest rate of treatment admissions for abusing prescribed opioids.
- About 12.7% residents of vermont who age between 12-17 reported past drug usage and it is approximately 6000 people. Comparatively on an average of about 9.1% of the people in vermont significantly use drugs more often than teens in other areas.
- As of the same for binge drinking, it is reported that 20.3% of them has been involved in binge drinking who aged between 12-20 in the state. This average is reportedly higher than the national average of about 14%, which is equal to 14,000 people in the age group who report binge drinking in the past month
- About 17,000 people who age more than 12 were dependent on or abusing illegal substance in the state according to the survey in the year 2013-2014.
- About 13.2% of people who were addicted to alcohol receive treatment in the state and this count is slightly more than the national average of about 7.3%. This survey too states that majority of the people who were in the need for alcohol treatment didn't receive any kind of treatment.
- In between the year 2012 to 2016, the rate of admissions in the rehab centers has been dropped gradually by almost 1,000 people per year for the treatment of alcohol abuse or addiction.
- In the state funded facility only 9% of them who require treatment for their alcohol addiction receive treatment in the year 2016.
- High School students in Vermont believed that the use of marijuana regularly is very harmful and the percentage of students who states this was about 27%, according to the survey in 2016.
- According to the data in 2016, about 27% of high school students in the state has been mentioned using marijuana regularly
Substance abuse treatment
- For substance abuse disorder in Vermont, nearly 10318 people receive treatment.
Substance abuse treatment
|S.No||Name of the drug||Number people received treatment||percentage|
SAMHSA’s National Helpline
If you are struggling with addiction, SAMHSA helps you to find local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.
Addiction Aide HotLine
Addiction aide provides confidential drug abuse assessment and treatment placement tailored to your individual needs. Achieve Long-term recovery, give us a call or fill out the form below and we will respond as soon as possible.
Find a way to your recovery
Most of the people in the state need some kind of treatment to recovery for their addiction. The state government spends most of the budget to help the people of the state to have a happy and healthy life by opening many treatment centers in and around the state. If you are interested to know more about the treatment centers near you, you can check the addictionaide website for more help. Give us a call to get a confidential assessment.
Current captions about Drug abuse in Vermont
Nearly, 2,258 people for heroin use in 2014.
About 330,000 people in that stated that they’d consumed alcohol in the last month.
In 2016, roughly 101 opioid-related overdose deaths