Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH) and Umbrella recently announced completion of the Strategic Plan for the Northeast Kingdom Prevention Center of Excellence

Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH) and Umbrella recently announced completion of the Strategic Plan for the Northeast Kingdom Prevention Center of Excellence. In 2020, NVRH received a one-year grant from the Vermont Department of Health Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs to establish the Northeast Kingdom Prevention Center of Excellence (NEK-PCE). A second year of funding was granted for the NEK-PCE in October 2021 by the Vermont Department of Health Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse programs. The goals of the PCE are to reduce underage drinking; high-risk alcohol consumption; marijuana and tobacco misuse; prescription drugs including prescription opioid and stimulant misuse; as well as illicit stimulant (including cocaine) and illicit opioid (including heroin).