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LET’S TALK ABOUT IT: A GRAPHIC GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH Created for middle and high school students, Let’s Talk About It: A Graphic Guide To Mental Health is a lively and educational 24-page comic book that destigmatizes the conversation around …
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New: VT BIPOC Mental Health & Wellness Database & Listserv

Learn more & contribute to this new digital community resource, led by Natasha V. Chang, MS, NCC: “To better serve BIPOC clients in our state, and to better support BIPOC providers themselves, please note the following initiative, currently in formation: …
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Spring 2021 VCPI & NVU Events

We’re pleased to share some upcoming events in the VCPI & NVU community: Create Your Own Personal Wellness Plan (Online) Thursday, April 1 at 12om Join VCPI & Cath Burns, Ph.D from COVID Support VT for “Promoting Wellness, Coping & …
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Announcing the 2021 DBT Institute – Application Period Now Open!

VCPI is excited to announce the 2021 DBT Institute! Applications are now being accepted for review. Please help us spread the word about the upcoming virtual DBT Institute and Learning Community! VCPI is mindful of the impact of COIVD-19, and …
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Press Release: VCPI appoints Alex Lehning as their new Executive Director

Williston, VT ~ The Vermont Cooperative for Practice Improvement & Innovation, an affiliate of Northern Vermont University, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Lehning as the organization’s fourth Executive Director. Founded in 2013, VCPI is focused on practice …
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Save the Dates and Register Now for Transforming Trauma Webinars!

Transforming Trauma: Building Adults Assets in the 5 Key Practices In the next set of webinars we take a more comprehensive look into strategies that help to build healing and resilience practices in our agencies and schools. These include Reflective …
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Mental Health Advocacy Day – February 1st 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. “Our Mental Health in the Time of COVID”

Register Now for Mental Health Advocacy Day to take place virtually on February 1st from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. via Zoom. Mental health advocates and co-sponsoring organizations will be advocating for an improved mental health system of care focusing on “Our …
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Northern Vermont University & VCPI to use federal money to boost remote services statewide

With the new USDA grant money, the university aims to provide more access to telehealth. Many of the sites will be hosted by or will partner with social services. The site partners include: Alyssum, Another Way, Global Campuses, Green Mountain …
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Note from Karen Crowley regarding the Executive Director position at VCPI

Hello, all.  It is with a significant amount of ambivalence that I’m sending this note to officially let people know that I am leaving my VCPI position- effective 11/6.  As some of you have already heard me say, this has …
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Has your career or employment been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? We can help.

No Cost Trainings for Vermonters If your job was affected by COVID-19, you may be eligible for no cost trainings.  Through a legislature-funded program to upskill and reskill the state’s workforce, Vermonters can choose from over 100 no cost trainings …
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Join Beck Institute for a virtual panel discussion on Understanding the Growing Mental Health Crisis

Virtual Discussion: OCTOBER 23, 2020 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST Developing and disseminating effective treatments for mental health disorders is only the beginning of getting evidence-based treatment to those who need it. Many individuals who suffer from mental health …
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MHTTC Hosting Recovery Oriented Practice Webinar Series

In this webinar series, Patricia E. Deegan, PhD, will offer proven frameworks and tools for navigating risk, managing professional boundaries and engaging with people around psychiatric medications. Drawing on her own lived experience of recovery after being diagnosed with schizophrenia …
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September is Recovery Month – there is a full roster of events happening throughout the state of Vermont. Presented by Friends of Recovery-Vermont

Recovery Month September 10th @ 7pm, Online – Comedy Night for Recovery. Hosted by and a part of The Turning Point Center of Chittenden County’s 100k in 100 Days Campaign.  Learn more>>  September 14th – 16th, Online – Mental Health …
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SAMHSA’s 2020 National Recovery Month Webinar: SAMHSA Transforming Lives Through Supported Employment

Thursday, September 10, 2020 | 1:30PM (ET) Join SAMHSA’s upcoming National Recovery Month webinar—SAMHSA Transforming Lives Through Supported Employment. This webinar will highlight the key role that employment can play in recovery and how supported employment services are offering new …
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