If you or a loved one is struggling with OTC drug addiction, there are many drug rehab treatments available in Vermont. If one wishes to go out of state for treatment, there are many detox centers and outpatient or inpatient drug treatments available all across the United States.

The risk involved with abusing over the counter drugs such as cough medicine and cold medicines that contain DXM will cause adverse side effects. Over-the-counter drugs come as liquids or in tablets and are abused by younger people such as teenagers because they can offer a cheap high. Any high dose of these drugs mixed with other drugs will pose serious health risks to the user. Drug rehab centers who operate throughout the state of Vermont continually help people who are mixing drugs or who may have begun his or her addiction to experimenting with drugs such as over the counter drugs.

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Safe Disposal of Over-the-Counter Drugs in the state of Vermont

Over-the-counter and prescription drugs can very easily end up in the wrong hands and create a great deal of harm. To help avoid this risk, the Vermont Department of Health has implemented several disposal sites for expired or unused prescription or over-the-counter medications. One can either drop them off at one of these locations, or they can request an envelope be sent to them free of charge so they can send back their medications.

Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Services for Acetaminophen Addiction in Vermont

There is a definite issue with the misuse of over-the-counter medicines containing acetaminophen in Vermont. Acetaminophen is an ingredient of most over-the-counter medications, which means it is easier than we think for someone to take more than the recommended dose of acetaminophen in a 24-hour period. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended that an individual take a maximum of 4,000 mg of acetaminophen in that amount of time. To help avoid this, the Know Your Dose website has a four-step guide that is very simple and that can help with the safe use of acetaminophen.

List of Detox Centers & Rehabs for Over The Counter Drug Addiction in Vermont

Here is a list of treatment centers for OTC drug abuse in Vermont. The list can be incomplete, so please do not hesitate to contact one of our treatment specialists at 1-800-304-2219.


Marcel Gemme, DATS

Marcel Gemme, DATS


on December 21, 2021

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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.