The purpose of this map is to show how much of the State of VT is covered by coalitions, organizations, and regional initiatives to prevent substance misuse and promote health. To use a live version of this map, visit: www.trorc.org/healthpolicyclearinghouse and click on map link in upper right side bar.
Host Elizabeth Kelsey interviews Nicholas Thomas, Military & Family Readiness Specialist, and Rachel Newton, a military spouse, about supporting Vermont’s families during the state’s deployment of over 1,000 service members this year.
In 2013, the Vermont Legislature passed the Good Samaritan Law. Under the law, people who call 911 for help, or people who are overdosing, will not be prosecuted for drug possession. The law is intended to prevent overdose deaths. In this episode, Erica A. Marthage, Esq., Bennington County’s State’s Attorney, explains the how the law works.