Quick Resource Links

Discover a wealth of support and information carefully curated to aid individuals and families on their journey to recovery.

Explore various resources, from educational materials and treatment options to community support networks. These links serve as valuable guides, connecting you to a network of assistance, information, and encouragement.


AALV helps new Americans from all parts of the world gain independence in their new communities through a range of integration services.


Gam-Anon website to provides information for the general public and professional community about problem (compulsive) gambling and its financial and emotional effects on the gamblers’ families and loved ones.

International Recovery Day

International Recovery Day connects the dots between all folks in recovery – from all recovery pathways – all around the globe – all in one day: September 30th.

Vermont Alliance for Recovery Residences

Helping people in recovery find a safe place to live

Vermont Foundation of Recovery

Their mission is to create a state wide network of Recovery Homes (clean and sober living homes) to help people suffering from Substance Use Disorder, re-assimilate into society by supporting the transitions from active use, to recovery, to independent living.

A Simple How-to for Testing Fentanyl in Various Substances Using Fentanyl Test Strips.

There is a lot of information on how to test heroin for fentanyl but not much out there regarding other substances. Current data shows that fentanyl is showing up more often in substances other than heroin.

Fentanyl test strips showing example of positive and negative results
  1. Dissolve a small sample of the substance in water. These test strips are made to be tested with a very small amount of the substance.
  2. Dip the test strip into the water mixture for at least 15 seconds.
  3. Place the strip on a flat surface for 5 minutes.
  • If ONE line appears, is it POSITIVE for fentanyl.
  • If TWO lines appear, it is NEGATIVE for fentanyl.
  • If NO lines appear, the test needs to be administered again.
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