Addiction Resources

Articles, Broadcasts & Links 

Shatterproof:  a national organization committed to protecting our children from addiction to alcohol or other drugs and ending the stigma and suffering of those affected by this disease.
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Breaking the Cycle
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In Annual Speech, Vermont Governor shifts focus to Drug Abuse, January 8, 2014
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ASAM Applauds Release of Final Parity Regulations, November 8, 2013  
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National Public Radio: On-Point - The New Age of Heroin, July 18, 2013
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The New York Times: Heroin in New England, More Abundant and Deadly, July 19, 2013
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PBS News Hour: Treatment for Opioid Addicts Often Inadequate, August 5, 2013
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American Society of Addiction Medicine - Patient Access to Medications: A patient's powerful story of recovery, July 22, 2013
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Policymic: Quaint New England Towns Are Now Havens For Heroin Users, July 2013
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The Partnership At Drug Free.Org: Countering the Myths About Methadone, August 6, 2013
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NIH-National Institute of Drug Abuse - The Science of Addiction: Drugs, Brains, and Behavior
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Treatment: Community Substance Abuse Centers
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Recommended Books & Films

  • A Common Struggle by Patrick Kennedy
  • The Hungry Heart: Documentary - Prescription Drug Abuse in Vermont, Kingdom County Productions
  • Loved One In Treatment? Now What! by Lisa Frederiksen
  • Losing Jonathan by Robert & Linda Waxler
  • Sober Siblings: How to Help Your Alcoholic Brother or Sister - and Not Lose Yourself  by Pat Olsen and Petros Levounis, M.D.
  • Clean by David Sheff
  • Cost by Roxana Robinson
  • The Tennis Partner by Abraham Verghese
  • Double Double: A Dual Memoir of Alcoholism by Martha and Ken Grimes
  • Blame by Michelle Huneven
  • The Good House by Ann Leary
  • The Mindful Path to Addiction by Lawrence Peltz
  • Questions and Answers on Addiction by Howard Wetsman


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