I believe our fear of suicide is rooted in our fear of confronting what it actually means.
Child care is a critical support for people recovering from opioid addiction.
A new program at the Brattleboro Retreat offers a “welcoming place” for kids while their parents undergo medication-assisted treatment for opiate addiction.
Constrained by a tight budget, Brattleboro Retreat administrators are overhauling their medical-billing operations and have started an in-depth review of all hospital programs.
Recently our board of trustees approved our new three-year strategic plan, which represents the culmination of lots of hard work over the previous winter and involved the energy and talents of many individuals.
People in need of mental health and addiction services are at great risk of being hurt.
News Release — Brattleboro Retreat July 21, 2017 Contact: Jeffrey Kelliher 802-258-6132 [email protected] Nichols Named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Brattleboro Retreat BRATTLEBORO, VT (July 21, 2017)—The Brattleboro Retreat is pleased to announce the appointment of Arthur W. Nichols as the hospital’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). […]
The bill mandates insurance reimbursement for patients to see their doctors from remote locations, including their home. Doctors say telemedicine increases access to specialty care.
Other litigation related to the attack on Michael Kuligoski led to questions about the responsibilities of mental health providers when releasing potentially dangerous patients.
Lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at expanding telemedicine and mandating insurer reimbursement for such services. Supporters say it could increase health care access in rural areas.
Gov. Phil Scott made his first visit to the facility Monday, discussing addiction treatment and mental health needs. Scott and Retreat leaders say solutions go beyond the creation of more beds.
(This story by Bob Audette was published in the Brattleboro Reformer on April 26, 2017.) RATTLEBORO — The Brattleboro Retreat is asking a federal judge to dismiss from a wrongful death lawsuit two siblings of a teenager who died from injuries she sustained following a suicide attempt while at the mental health facility. The Retreat’s […]
Hospital administrators say giving patients remote access to routine checkups and specialists can improve care and cut costs. The efforts come as a telemedicine bill, approved by the Senate Friday, aims to increase insurer reimbursement.
News Release — Brattleboro Retreat Feb. 23, 2017 Media Contact: Jeff Kelliher, 802-258-6132 or [email protected] BRATTLEBORO, VT (February 23, 2016)—The Brattleboro Retreat is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark McGee, MD, as the hospital’s new Chief Medical Officer (CMO). McGee takes over the job from Frederick “Fritz” Engstrom, MD, who has retired from his […]