A lawsuit against the recovery facility that treated rape suspect Everett Simpson has stalled amid a battle over what evidence the facility should turn over.
A woman claimed in a lawsuit that if the state and a treatment center had done their jobs, she would not have been kidnapped or sexually assaulted.
Health officials say more adolescents are receiving outpatient treatment for addiction, but school mental health workers say some teens still are falling through the cracks.
Valley Vista of Bradford is asking the Green Mountain Care Board to allow it change 14 beds for addiction treatment to use by adult men.
Celia Roessler, who says Everett Simpson raped her in front of her 4-year-old son in a motel, says she is revealing her identity and speaking out “so that something like this never happens again.”
Everett Simpson was arraigned on kidnapping and stolen car transport charges Friday. Charges in the alleged sexual assault will likely be filed next week in Windsor County.
An attorney says Vermont’s lax response to a man’s escape from a court-ordered drug treatment center led to his client being kidnapped and sexually assaulted by him.
Sean Brennan was placed on leave on the same day that Vermont State Police announced an investigation into the agency’s response to being told the individual had fled a treatment facility.
A judge lowered Everett Simpson’s bail so he could check into a treatment facility, days before he escaped and allegedly attacked a woman and her 5-year-old.
A spokesperson said police are investigating how information about Everett Simpson’s flight from a drug rehabilitation center was handled.
Bradford-based Valley Vista has opened a treatment program for ages 16 to 22 in an attempt to cut waitlists and prevent overdoses.
Administrators at the Bradford facility say the new young-adult program will meet a growing demand for in-patient substance use treatment.
News Release — Valley Vista June 19, 2017 Contact: John C. Caceres 802.222.5201 x327 – office 917.882.0900 – mobile [email protected] Ali Skinner 518.605.4497 – office [email protected] Bradford, VT – Valley Vista, the 99-bed inpatient alcohol and chemical dependency treatment center is partnering with CDPHP, a Capital District health plan with nearly 400,000 members, to provide […]
A new substance abuse treatment facility is up and running in Vergennes. Valley Vista, which operates a 72-bed facility in Bradford, began taking patients at the new 19-bed residential treatment location in late April. The opening of the new facility was streamlined after Underhill’s Maple Leaf Treatment Center abruptly ceased operations in February, sharply curbing […]