The hospital describes itself as the “poster-child” for how the social determinants of health impact a small rural medical delivery system. The local population has high rates of poverty, crime, drug use and low educational attainment.
Department of Mental Health
Less than one month after the commissioner of Mental Health resigned, the department’s medical director is following suit. These two blows have hit the Vermont Department of Mental Health during a vulnerable time, while it is in the middle of revamping how psychiatric care is provided in Vermont. When Tropical Storm Irene damaged the Vermont […]