• Long term and excessive alcohol consumption causes liver cirrhosis (damage to liver cells); pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas); various cancers, including liver, mouth, throat, larynx (the voice box), and esophagus; high blood pressure; and psychological disorders.
  • Some individuals who experience psychosis as a result of crystal meth use may recover completely, but some show no improvement after 2 years with medications.
  • Research indicates an increased prevalence of alcoholism among parents who abuse children.
  • One ounce of alcohol has the same amount of calories as a baked potato or a glass of milk.


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Seniors/Older Adults - Montpelier, VT.

You may be stunned to read that today more and more seniors/older adults are entering drug rehab programs in Montpelier, VT. Addiction is a problem that can impact anyone. Even the elderly who have far more life experience can drop into the lure of drug abuse and addiction. Often their doctor prescribes a medication to assist with the pain, anxiety, etc. They find that the medication is useful and may take more than prescribed or in conjunction with other substances like alcohol. Drug treatment centers are an useful tool in helping seniors/older adults addicted to prescription drugs and other substances. Quite a few elderly addicts are also struggling from co-occurring psychological health problems that are able to be treated in conjunction with their addiction troubles.

  • Washington County Mental Health
    Washington County Mental Health is a Drug Addiction Treatment Program that is located at:

    286 Hospital Loop
    Montpelier, VT. 5602

    If you would like to contact Washington County Mental Health, you can reach them at 802-229-0591.

    Washington County Mental Health offers the following treatment services: Outpatient, Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders, Seniors/Older Adults, Asl Or Other Assistance For Hearing Impaired
    Payment forms accepted: Self Payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State Financed Insurance (Other Than Medicaid), Private Health Insurance, Military Insurance (E.G., Va, Tricare), Sliding Fee Scale (Fee Is Based On Income And Other Factors), Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)