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HowardCenter attempts to treat growing drug abuse in Vermont

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BURLINGTON, Vt. -

Vermont has had a growing drug addiction problem.

The HowardCenter is one facility which tries to aid addicts in recovering.

Dana Poverman spoke with Molly Smith about the difficulties of treating addiction. Poverman said there is an issue with increasing addiction treatments. Poverman also suggested outsiders try to understand the nature of addiction before blaming the drug user.

Poverman is the Director of Outpatient and Medication Assisted Treatment Programs at the HowardCenter. She is a licensed alcohol and drug counselor and mental health clinician.

For more information on the HowardCenter's services and treatments visit its website.

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