Encouraging healthy behavior and decreasing substance abuse in our community.


Your local stores can help your community be healthy! Here’s how. Check out our flyer about Point of Sale.

Vermont parents know it’s important to have conversations with their kids about alcohol and other drug use. But how? Watch video tips from Vermont parents on how to keep teens on the right track when it comes to alcohol and other drug use. http://parentupvt.org/media-center/videos/

See our Prevention Tips page for more tips for parents.

What is Tobacco 21?  Vermont is currently considering a bill that would raise the legal sale age of tobacco from 18 to 21.  Vermont has an above national average rate of high school smoking. 95 percent of adult smokers begin smoking before the age of 21.

Keep Vermonters Healthy & Safe

with proper storage and disposal of prescriptions

Did you know?

More than half of people who misuse prescription medication get it from a friend or relative.

Do your part with these easy steps

Store medications in a lock box or locked medicine cabinet.

Drop off unused medication at a kiosk at your local pharmacy or police station.

Mail unused medication in a pre-paid envelope.

Drop off medications at these local permanent disposal sites:

Washington County Sheriff’s Department: (802) 223-3001
10 Elm Street, Montpelier, VT
Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm

Montpelier Police Department: (802) 223-3445
1 Pitkin Court, Montpelier, VT
7 days a week, 24 hours a day

Barre City Police Department: (802) 476-6613
15 Fourth Street, Barre, VT
7 days a week, 24 hours a day

Barre Town Police Department: (802) 479-0508
149 Websterville Road, Websterville, VT
Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm

Berlin Police Department: (802) 223-4401
108 Shed Road, Berlin VT
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Northfield Police Department: (802) 485-9181
110 Wall Street, Northfield, VT
Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm or by appointment

Kinney Drugs: (802) 476-6659
800 US Rt 302, Berlin, VT
Mon-Fri: 8:30 am – 8:30 pm; Sat: 9 am – 7 pm; Sun: 9 am – 5 pm
Liquids accepted

Kinney Drugs: (802) 244-8458
80 South Main Street, Waterbury, VT
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-7 pm; Saturday 8:30 am-5 pm and Sunday 9 am-3 pm

Kinney Drugs: (802) 496-2345
5091 Main St. #7, Waitsfield, VT
Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-6 pm; Saturday 9 am-1 pm

Central VT Medical Center: (802) 371-4100
130 Fisher Road, Main Lobby, Berlin, Vermont 05602

Medicine Shoppe: (802) 479-3381
20 South Main Street, #1, Barre, VT
Liquids and sharps accepted

Learn more in our prevention tips.

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