Help, Support, and Opportunities for You and Your Friends

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MENTAL HEALTH HOTLINES

Lamoille County Mental Health Hotlines

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

(802) 888-5026

Mon-Thurs 8am-4:30 PM, Fri till 3:30 PM

(802) 888-8888

24/7 incl nights & weekends

Crisis Textline

Text VT to 741741

 

Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

988

 

Teenline

 

Call 800-852-8336 (9 PM – 1 AM)

Text TEEN to 839863 (9 PM – 1 AM)

 

LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Lamoille Behavioral Health & Wellness Center

Outpatient treatment services for youth who are experiencing mental health, substance use, or psychiatric concerns.

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Medication management.
  • Anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+ concerns, and more.

Serves Hardwick and other towns in Caledonia County

Services

Locations & Providers

Resources

ONLINE MENTAL HEALTH 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.

SUICIDE PREVENTION

FACTS ABOUT SUBSTANCES/DRUGS

FACTS ABOUT VAPING, NICOTINE AND OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS

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

We investigate, expose and amplify the truth about smoking, vaping, and nicotine 

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

MARIJUANA/CANNABIS FACTS & RESOURCES

Youth questions and answers and candid conversations about cannabis

Questions(!?)

Youth Talks

No bull.
Just facts.

The Facts

The Quiz

Adventures

VAPE, SMOKE, AND OTHER NICOTINE PRODUCTS

QUIT RESOURCES

Text DITCHVAPE to 88709

This is Quitting is a free and anonymous text messaging program from Truth Initiative

• Incorporates messages from other young people like them who have attempted to, or successfully quit, e-cigarettes.

• Evidence-based tips and strategies to quit and stay quit. 

Text “Start My Quit” to 36072

Free, non-judgmental support, 1:1 help to quit, and easy-to-follow tips from our friendly Coaches.

• Learn how to cope with stress in healthy ways.
• Find out why your body craves nicotine.
• Get tips and the support you need to quit for good.

 

The free app includes:

• Tips and information

• Monitor your progress and earn badges for smokefree milestones and other achievements

• Distract yourself from cravings with games and challenges

Other Quit Apps

Make Your Quit Plan

Your chances of successfully quitting tobacco are better when you have a customized quit plan.

Get Help Quitting 

Phone, Online, or Text

Free Nicotine Patches, Gum, and Lozenges

Ask a doctor before using

Fun Quit Tools (free)

SmokefreeTXT for Teens

Daily texts supporting you in quitting for 6-8 weeks

Text QUIT to 47848.

Speak to an Expert

LiveHelp is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m

Personalized Quit Plan

Making your personalized quit plan will keep you on track, help you through hard times, and increase your chances of quitting.

SmokefreeUS on Instagram

SUBSTANCE SUPPORT SERVICES & RESOURCES

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.

Jenna’s Promise is focused on assisting our community in building a healthier and safer place to live, work, learn, and do business by reducing the burden of substance use disorder in our region. We seek to remove barriers for people seeking treatment.

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

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

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

Alateen

A place just for teens affected by someone else’s alcoholism.

How to Help a Friend

How to help your friends when weed seems like the only way to cope.

LOCAL RESOURCES

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

Education, Employment, Physical and Mental Health, Food Resources

State of Vermont resources and information

 

Services include crisis intervention and conflict resolution, emergency shelter, a summer camp, and:

The Lamoille Family Center is a member of the Vermont Coalition for Runaway and Homeless Youth (VCRHYP), designed to create a statewide safety net for youth in need by supporting a network of runaway and homeless youth programs throughout Vermont.

Call 802-888-5229 or email info@lamoillefamilycenter.org.

The Lamoille Restorative Center (LRC) supports teenagers and adults through restorative justice. For teenagers, LRC has programs that help young people transi­tion successfully to adulthood. Programs include:

Call 802-888-5871 or click here.

For Vermont Youth who are:

  • Receiving special education services in the school (have an IEP)
  • Have a 504 plan or eligible for a 504 plan

Career counseling to fit your goals, to help you navigate your path, and discover your dream job. Build your future by exploring careers and training opportunities, gaining work experience, and developing job and life skills.

Where To Start & Eligibility 

Youth-Specific Programs & Services

Clarina provides the following free and confidential services to survivors of domestic or sexual violence:

 24-hour Hotline 
Call 802-888-5256. If calling the hotline is not a safe option, you can email info@clarina.org and an advocate will respond within 24 hours.  

Advocacy and Support Services

Emergency Shelter

Children’s Services

Supervised Visitation

Outreach and Education 

 

OPPORTUNITIES

4-H offers in-person and virtual life- and job-skill development programs

Programs

Clubs

Announcements

4-H at Home

A Center for Contemporary Art in Stowe, VT

Classes

Summer Camps

Private Lessons

Events

Includes:

In Greensboro and Hardwick

Calendar

A community arts organization based in Morrisville, Vermont

Programs

Community Groups

Summer Camps

Clay Studio

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. 

Nine intensive, residential summer learning programs for teens hosted at college campuses all over the state each summer

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.

Local Organizations, Clubs, & Committeees By Town

LGBTQ+ RESOURCES

Outright Vermont is building a Vermont where all LGBTQ+ youth have hope, equity, and power

News

Programs

Events

Health & Sexuality

Education

Dedicated to advancing community and the health and safety of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ+) Vermonters.

Programs

Events

Education

LGBTQ+ Resources

L.I.F.T.

(LGBTQIA+ Inspiration and Friendship among Teens, 13-18)

Fourth Wednesday of every month at 3:30 at Morristown Centennial Library.

 youthservices@centenniallibrary.org or 802-888-3853

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.

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.

BIPOC RESOURCES

Are you a young person of color? Feeling down, stressed or overwhelmed? Text STEVE to 741741 and a live, trained Crisis Counselor will respond.

Mental Health Resources for People of Color

Organizations, Therapy Directories, Mental Health Hotlines and Support Groups, Digital Resources, – Short Films and Videos, and Apps Focused on the Mental Health of Young People of Color

Vermont Directory of BIPOC Mental Health and Wellness Practitioners

This is a directory of providers working (or licensed to work) in the state of Vermont & who self-identify as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color.