Mental Health

Suicide Safer Care Initiatives

According to the Association for Suicide Prevention, suicide is the 8th leading cause of death in Vermont. On average in Vermont, every three days one person dies by suicide. Nationwide, suicide deaths are on the rise, with the rate of men dying by suicide rising the fastest. With this in mind, it is important to increase awareness of suicide prevention strategies that are available.

Suicide Prevention Among School-aged Youth

As we all know September is back to school month and whether students are returning to school, learning remotely or a combination of both, it is important to pay special attention to their mental health needs. In addition to the day to day stress felt by youth and young adults (YYAs) due to current events, …

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Moving Forward, Some Things Remain Constant

We have made it through another winter in Vermont and there is much to look forward to, even during strange times and in uncharted waters. Spring run-off from the mountains is streaming along the roads as it always does. Please take heart, take care, ask for resources and help when you need it, and stay …

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