Tag Archives: mental health

State of the Re:Union: Vermont

If you missed the State of the Re:Union broadcast focusing on Vermont, here it is. The broadcast focuses on communities around Vermont and on their Irene experiences.

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New Mental Health Resource Available

Via VPR “Starting Over Strong” or SOS Vermont is offering short-term, free support for those affected by Irene. Contact Washington County Mental Health at 1-855-767-8800. More information.

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Mental Health Resources Available

A Vermont licensed Family Therapist has offered his time working with families or individuals affected by Hurricane Irene. If you or someone you know requires mental health resources or just someone to talk to, please contact us at vtresponse@yahoo.com, or … Continue reading

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Mental Health Resources: Reading

Sara Manns at 291-1172 is organizing a team of counselors to meet with people who feel they need support now. Please reach out if you feel you need more emotional help than you are receiving. The Ottaquechee Health Foundation is … Continue reading

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Resource: Helping Kids Cope

Talking to Children about Natural Disasters  By David Fassler, M.D. Once again, parents and teachers are faced with the challenge of explaining a local natural disaster with children. Although these may be difficult conversations, they are also important.  There are … Continue reading

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Resources: Navigating through Crisis

Navigating through Crisis Thank you to the ToDo Institute, a nonprofit educational organization located in Monkton, VT for sharing this resource with us.

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Mental Health Resources

Mental health following a disaster is incredibly important. The State has released this important one sheet on resources available after Irene. VDH_Irene_Mental_health-general1

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Gathering: Chester

This is a reminder of a wonderful event happening at Peace of Paradise this evening on the Green in Chester! At 7pm, there will be a gathering of people there to share and talk about the events of the flooding. … Continue reading

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Resource: AA Handbook

An anonymous donor has given 20 AA big books to be shared as needed in the aftermath of Irene. If you need a book or know someone who does, please contact us at vtresponse@yahoo.com.

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A Gentle Reminder…

Sent to our inbox with the subject line, “Patience, Patience.” I stopped at McDonald’s this morning to grab a soda and the young man who should have been working the counter was instead telling fellow employees about his flood experience … Continue reading

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