Addiction Rehab: Private Drug and Alcohol Rehab in Vermont

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Addiction Treatment in Vermont

State treatment data for substance use disorders are derived from two primary sources-an annual one-day census in N-SSATS and annual addiction treatment admissions from the Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS). In the 2010 N-SSATS survey, Vermont showed a total of 4,489 clients in addiction treatment, the majority of whom (4,195 or 93.5%) were in outpatient addiction treatment. Of the total number of clients in treatment on this date, 399 were under the age of 18.

Across the years for which TEDS data are available, Vermont has seen a substantial shift in the constellation of problems present at treatment admission. Alcohol-only abuse used to be predominant, but in 2010 50% of those admitted to treatment suffer from combinations of drug and alcohol abuse.

Vermont Addiction Treatment Admissions

Vermont Primary Addiction Treatment Admissions: The graph at right depicts substance abuse treatment admissions in Vermont in 2010. The data shows that prescription painkillers is the most commonly cited drug among primary drug treatment admissions in Vermont, followed by marijuanacocaine, and heroin.

The National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services (N-SSATS) is an annual survey of facilities providing substance abuse treatment. It is conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). N-SSATS is designed to collect data on the location, characteristics, services offered, and number of clients in treatment at alcohol and drug abuse treatment facilities (both public and private) throughout the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and other U.S. jurisdictions.

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Support for Community-Based Prevention in Vermont

Recognizing that local problems require local solutions, Drug Free Communities (DFC) organizations mobilize communities to prevent youth drug use by creating local data-driven strategies to reduce drug use in the community. ONDCP works to foster the growth of new coalitions and support existing coalitions through the DFC grants. In 2011, the following Vermont coalitions received grants from ONDCP:

Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition
Burlington Partnership for a Healthy Community
Central Vermont New Directions
Essex CHIPS, Inc.
Greater Falls Prevention Coalition

Information compiled above is courtesy of: cdc.gov, oas.samhsa.gov, ondcp.gov, datafiles.samhsa.gov, dasis.samhsa.gov