DISABILITY AWARENESS DAY

DISABILITY AWARENESS DAY LEGISLATIVE PANEL March 17, 2021 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. via Zoom For a link to register for this meeting, email [email protected] or call 802-224-1820 Vermont legislators (including Sen. Anthony Pollina, Rep. Anne Donahue andRep. John Killacky) will...

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VCP Agencies Continue Quality Improvement Work

Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC), Rutland Mental Health Services (RMH), Northeastern Family Institute (NFI), Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), and Clara Martin Center (CMC) and Northwestern Counseling & Support Services (NCSS) Awarded the...

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Black Lives Matter to Vermont Care Partners

Vermont Care Partners is deeply disturbed by the brutal murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers and the ongoing violence and discrimination against Black people and people of color that pervades our state and country. Racism is dehumanizing whether the words and actions are deliberate or unintentional. It cannot go on, must not be accepted, and must be actively fought against.

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Success Beyond Six Supports During COVID-19

Although Vermont’s most vulnerable students are not attending school in person due to COVID-19, an increase in anxiety, isolation, and stress means that they and their families need social, emotional, and behavioral supports more than ever. The Success Beyond Six programs provided by the designated agencies in the Vermont Care Partners network are reaching students and their families throughout this time in creative, individualized, and trauma-informed ways. We are helping them stay safe, cope with the unique challenges of this time, and access their learning so that they can thrive as students in the future.

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Inspiring Connection: How Vermont is reshaping mental health care during the Covid-19 emergency

In the midst of a public health emergency, Vermont’s Designated and Specialized Service Agencies (DA/SSAs) inspire us now more than ever. While navigating new state and federal policies, providers are still offering resources to local communities, providing  treatment with clients using new technologies, collaborating with partners, and going above and beyond every day to get Vermonters the supports they need to stay well during the Covid-19 emergency. Join us in recognizing our valuable Vermont health care providers and how they are reshaping the ways Vermonters stay well.

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Mental Health Literacy: a critical step on the path to health

Public health initiatives have long been used to encourage healthy behaviors, raise awareness of the causes and effects of illnesses, and prompt people to recognize symptoms and seek treatment. Most of the well-known public health initiatives of recent decades have...

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COVID-19 & A Commitment to Mental Health

Uncertainty. It’s the watchword of today. Yet, in looking around there is hope. There is support. There is a commitment to the wellbeing of others. Acts of kindness and compassion are everywhere, lifting one another up. And there is no doubt that these challenging times will pass.

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Community Programs Lead Vermont in Positively Impacting Population Health Outcomes

The Vermont Care Partners FY19 Outcomes and Data Report highlights the positive impact of its designated and specialized service agency programs on population health. Vermont Care Partners’ (VCP) is a statewide network of sixteen non-profit, community-based agencies provide mental health, substance use, and intellectual and developmental disability services and supports.

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