News Release — U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney District of Vermont August 16, 2017 Contact: Tim Atkinson United States Attorney’s Office, District of Vermont 802.951.6725 [email protected] The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced today that it has resolved its review of the Hinesburg Police Department’s compliance with […]
News Release — Where Hope and Support Come Together August 1, 2017 Contact: Kristin Chandler [email protected] (802)236-5065 Team Two announces the recipients of this year’s Team Two Frank Silfies Award, presented to a law enforcement officer and a mental health crisis clinician who exemplify collaborative response to mental health crises. Team Two is a statewide […]
News Release — Clara Martin Center July 31, 2017 Contact: Heidi Allen Goodrich [email protected] 802-728-4466 x221 Calling All Artists and Friends of Mental Health Clara Martin Center is seeking submissions for their second annual art/poetry show entitled “From Green to Fall: Celebrating Creativity in Mental Health, Wellness and Recovery.” The exhibit will be open to […]
Evergreen Substance Abuse Center is moving into the administration building of BROC Community Action in Southwestern Vermont, allowing people to receive services from both at the same site.
A new law adds mental health coverage. “Our members will be able to access treatment that will keep our firefighters and paramedics on the street,” said the head of Professional Firefighters of Vermont.
The appeal of a Green Mountain Care Board decision that the facility didn’t need a board permit came too late, the Vermont Supreme Court said.
Rutland Regional Medical Center built 1,880 square feet of space in its emergency department with five rooms for patients in psychiatric crisis who are awaiting placement elsewhere.
Vermont’s largest hospital system is expanding the number of psychiatrists on staff and doubling the number of child psychiatrists its academic medical center trains in a given year. The University of Vermont Health Network, which controls three hospitals in Vermont and three in upstate New York, is actively recruiting until it has eight psychiatrists at […]
“There is a sign in the hallway that medicine is a team sport,” says Alya Reeve, an advance practice registered nurse with United Counseling Service in Bennington County.
News Release — Lyndon State College May 31, 2017 Contact: Sylvia Plumb, Lyndon State College, 802.626.6459, [email protected] LYNDONVILLE, VERMONT — Lyndon State College will host an open house June 7 for prospective students and others to learn about its new master’s programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. The event will be 5-6:30 p.m. in the […]
Health care reform took a back seat this year as lawmakers grappled with shortfalls in the state’s mental health system.
Gov. Phil Scott has signed into law two of the several mental health bills the Legislature passed this year. Scott put his signature to H.230, which allows minors to consent to outpatient mental health counseling, and H.184, which directs the Agency of Human Services to research the causes of suicide. He signed them Wednesday without […]
May is National Mental Health Awareness month, and May 5 marks Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.
New research findings, combined with Vermont’s recent traffic fatality data, highlight the fact that marijuana is not harmless.