Vermont’s recent $28 million windfall from years of wrangling with the tobacco industry offers insights into the role of government regulation in society.
President Donald Trump will continue his call to crack down on drug traffickers with the “ultimate penalty” as he discusses his strategy for combating the opioid crisis Monday.
A new report on the opioid epidemic in Vermont reveals deaths linked to fentanyl continue to rise rapidly despite a decrease in heroin fatalities.
A group made up of police, social workers, parents and former addicts agrees on the importance of human connection and the need to strengthen ties between organizations on the front lines of the opioid epidemic.
Republican Gov. Charlie Baker called on state lawmakers to approve a bill that would allow drug addicts to be held against their will for potential treatment.
A key puzzle piece to curbing Vermont’s opioid epidemic has emerged just across the Connecticut River at Dartmouth College.
In this episode of Vote for Vermont, co-hosts Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley interview Jolinda LaClair about the scope of the opiate epidemic in Vermont.
Standing next to lawmakers and health leaders, Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday celebrated a new permanent opioid treatment hub in Franklin County that has a capacity of 700 and is already serving more than 200 patients.
Rutland Mayor Dave Allaire isn’t a my-way-or-the-highway community leader when it comes to tackling the drug abuse epidemic. He believes public and private treatment programs in Rutland County — from faith-based Teen Challenge Rutland to state-funded methadone clinics — must be part of the mix.
A new substance abuse treatment program opened its doors Saturday in Rutland, marking an important step in the state’s continued fight against opioid abuse.
As drug addiction continues to grow in Vermont, a question remains: Is the state’s solution working?