Community Resources & Support
Vermont 211 is a free and confidential service to find out about hundreds of important community resources, like emergency food and shelter, disability services, counseling, senior services, health care, child care, drug and alcohol programs, legal assistance, transportation agencies, educational and volunteer opportunities, and much more.
Visit BenningtonFood.Info for information on where to find free prepared foods, food pantries and distribution locations, and meals to go in Bennington County.
Mental Health Resources
Learn the risk factors that make it more likely that someone will consider, attempt, or die by suicide, as well as warning signs to help you determine if a loved one is at risk. Talking about suicide and listening without judgment and with compassion and empathy can help save a life.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ youth and young adults. Their crisis counselors provide information and support to LGBTQ young people 24/7 through phone, chat, or text.
Quit Help & Substance Use Treatment and Recovery
This guide from the Australian National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre is designed to help you make changes to your cannabis use and manage the kinds of challenges you may face in the process. It can be used as a tool to help you reduce use or quit completely.