Tag Archives: opioid

Gobeille calls the opioid crisis “ubiquitous”
Local News
July 19, 2017

Gobeille calls the opioid crisis “ubiquitous”

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

The head of Vermont’s largest agency was speaking Thursday, July 13, in Rutland when a little girl darted in front of him.

“Can I get a high-five?” Al Gobeille, secretary of the Agency of Human Services, asked the toddler.

She kept…

News Briefs
April 5, 2017

Vermont opioid treatment highlighted at national forum

In Vermont, the Care Alliance for Opioid Addiction’s “hub and spoke” model helps connect Vermonters struggling with addiction access treatment at one of five “hubs” and nine locations throughout the state. Last week, the Addiction Policy Forum recognized the Care Alliance for Opioid Addiction’s “hub…

Local News
January 25, 2017

New Rutland opioid treatment center opens

RUTLAND—Bradford Psychiatric Associates (BPA) has assumed management of the former Green Mountain Family Medicine Clinic in Rutland and White River Junction. The office-based outpatient treatment clinics provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for patients seeking recovery from opioid use disorder. Between its Rutland and White River Junction…