YOUTH RESOURCES

Lamoille County Mental Health Hotline

(if you reside in Lamoille County and Hardwick, Craftsbury, Greensboro, Stannard or Woodbury)

Hotlines you can access from anywhere, anytime, about any crisis

VAPE, SMOKE, AND OTHER NICOTINE PRODUCTS

QUIT RESOURCES

This is Quitting is a free and anonymous text messaging program from Truth Initiative designed to help young people quit vaping. Text DITCHVAPE to 88709

My Life, My Quit™ is the free and confidential way to quit smoking or vaping. Text “Start My Quit” to 36072 or click to chat with a Coach.

Vermont’s resource for quitting smoking and other tobacco.

A free smartphone app that helps you quit smoking with tailored tips, inspiration, and challenges.

SUBSTANCE SUPPORT SERVICES

North Central Vermont Recovery Center is a safe, welcoming, substance-free environment for individuals and families on their paths to lasting recovery from alcohol and drug addiction.

Your statewide, public resource for finding substance use treatment and recovery services in Vermont

 

A free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

The SMART Recovery Teen & Youth Support Program –  Addiction Recovery Help for Teens and Young Adults

FACTS ABOUT SUBSTANCES/DRUGS

The trusted source for science-based information on teen drug use and its effects

Accurate information about over 20 drugs/substances

Find facts and real life stories on drugs, along with the effects and consequences of drug use.

FACTS ABOUT VAPING, NICOTINE AND OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS

Separate the truth from the hype and get the real facts about vaping for yourself.

America’s largest nonprofit public health organization committed to making tobacco use and nicotine addiction a thing of the past

Behind the Haze is dedicated to revealing the truth about vapes, so you can see the real facts for yourself.

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Lots of state and national mental health and suicide prevention resources.

Being healthy means dealing with the changes in your body – and your mind. Relationships, body image, families, emotions … sort it all out on this webpage.

LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Lamoille Behavioral Health and Wellness Services include, but are not limited to treating anxiety, phobias, depressive disorders, ADHD, marital and family issues, stress caused illness, substance abuse, PTSD, and grief. 

School counselors are a great resources for mental health support

Suicide Prevention

Click on the image to access the website and see:

– HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF

– HOW TO HELP

– YOUTH RESOURCES

– STORIES OF RECOVERY & HOPE

 

LOCAL RESOURCE HUBS

Healthy Lamoille Valley’s comprehensive list of resources in the Lamoille Valley

United Way of Lamoille County Resources

State of Vermont resources and information

Lamoille Restorative Center’s Youth Resource Handbook

LGBTQ+ RESOURCES

LGBTQ+ programs, events, groups, education, other resources

Here you can reach out to a counselor if you’re struggling, find answers and information, and get the tools you need to help someone else.

GLSEN works to ensure that LGBTQ students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment. 

Learn more and connect with other young people who are navigating the evolving gender landscape.

LGBTQ+ programs, events, news, education, and resources

OPPORTUNITIES

LAMOILLE AREA YOUTH COALITION

An opportunity for 6th-12th grade students to engage in projects aimed at reducing youth substance misuse and promoting healthy choices. 

Live Your Why! is a campaign to encourage you to live your best life by finding what brings you joy, meaning, and wellness while being substance-free.

Using our digital platform, DoSomething members join our volunteer, social change, and civic action campaigns to make real-world impact on causes they care about.

YSA is a leading global nonprofit that activates young people, ages 5-25, to find their voice, take action, and acquire powerful civic and 21st Century skills as they solve problems facing their communities.