Number of drug counselors decreasing in VT

Vermont News

Data shows that Vermont now has fewer substance abuse counselors than back in 2017 when Governor Phil Scott made growing the number of counselors a priority.

Governor Scott’s administration had previously simplified the state licensing process to become a counselor to meet the shortage of professionals throughout the state.

Vermont has a little more than 575 counselors, more than 100 less than 2017.

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