Addiction recovery programs go online in Addison County

MIDDLEBURY — “Digory” (not his real name) had been a fairly regular participant at weekday Alcoholic Anonymous meetings at the Turning Point Center of Addison County’s headquarters at 54A Creek Road in Middlebury. He and others battling alcohol addiction depend on those weekday AA gatherings to build confidence, morale and a firm foundation for sustained sobriety. So Digory, 31, became anxious when the COVID-19 pandemic forced Turning Point officials to indefinitely suspend all on-site, in-person programmin … (read more)

SaVida office earns initial Vergennes OK

VERGENNES — The Vergennes Development Review Board on Wednesday voted by 5-0 to instruct the city’s zoning administrator to write a permit approval for Massachusetts addiction counseling firm SaVida Health to open an office at 214 Main St. According to zo … (read more)

City mulls plan for addiction treatment office

VERGENNES — The opening of Massachusetts addiction counseling firm SaVida Health’s office in Vergennes has been delayed while the Vergennes Development Review Board considers its zoning application. According to a handout provided to city officials, SaVid … (read more)

Addiction treatment center to open in Vergennes

VERGENNES — A Massachusetts company that provides outpatient medication-assisted treatment for opioid and alcohol addiction will open a new treatment center in Vergennes on Monday, Sept. 16. SaVida Health is opening SaVida Health Vergennes, its fourth Ver … (read more)

City could get drug counseling clinic

VERGENNES — A new counseling office for patients who are suffering addiction to alcohol or opioids has been proposed for downtown Vergennes, the Vergennes City Council learned at its meeting Tuesday evening. Alderman Bill Benton said the business, as he u … (read more)