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Watch a 30-minute documentary created by fellow stigma-busters as part of the Be Vocal project. The film introduces viewers to Jeff, Lauren and Lloyd, three different people who share one common experience—their lives have been transformed by speaking up for mental health. The film provides a glimpse into their lives and their diagnoses—which include bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression and anxiety—ultimately weaving together a story about how speaking up is key to living well.

by Patrick Flood, the former commissioner of the Department of Mental Health, the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living and former deputy secretary of the Agency of Human Services. VT Digger 3/29/2017

by Mary Moulton and Elizabeth Sightler, VT Digger 3/27/2017

Human Trafficking & Clandestine Labs
Important information for all professionals who do home visits with families or work with at-risk youth.
Take advantage of this FREE opportunity to learn more about issues impacting our community.

Advancing Equity and Cultural Competency to Improve Population Health
By Vermont Care Partners

This film is seen as an important event by many across our region and is brought to you by Orleans Southwest Supervisory Union, Lamoille Restorative Center, Laraway Youth and Family Services, Lamoille Family Center, Lamoille County Mental Health, Johnson State College, Community College of Vermont and Healthy Lamoille Valley.  

Department of Mental Health Newsletter
Jan 19, 2017

Article by Dr. David Mooney, LCMHS Medical Director, published on the Blog Live Well Lamoille on Jan 12, 2017
The Live Well Lamoille blog is a collaborative community effort. We hope you find this blog to be a valuable resource and use it to share information and encourage one another to make healthy choices.

Join advocates, peers, family members, mental health professionals, and providers across Vermont to RAISE AWARENESS among our elected officials and share your experience as an advocate, community member or mental health professional with Vermont’s mental health system of care.
For More details, visit our calendar of events!

Source: VT Digger Jan 6, 2017
Commentary by Sandra Steingard, M.D., who is the chief medical officer and a psychiatrist at Howard Center, where she has worked for over 21 years. She lives in Charlotte.

Source: VT Digger Jan. 5, 2017
Commentary by Patrick Flood, the former commissioner of the Department of Mental Health, the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living and former deputy secretary of the Agency of Human Services. He recently retired from Northern Counties Health Care.

Read or listen to this VPR article by Amy Kolb Noyes on emergency care for mental health crisis

By Dr. Patrick Conway, Acting Principal Deputy Administrator and Chief Medical Officer
Source: CMS Blog

LCMHS has a team for the M.I.N.D. Walk again this year!
The walk will be Sunday, Sept 25, from 1-4pm at Burlington's City Hall Park.
Click here for details.

WPTZ News article from 8/3/2016 highlights LCMHS 50th Anniversary celebration and challenges.

This week's Live Well Lamoille blog was written by LCMHS HR and Compliance Director Lynda Marshall.
The Live Well Lamoille blog is a collaborative community effort sharing valuable resources and wellness information.
Link: http://www.livewelllamoille.com/

Links to video and articles of event

Statement by Linda Rosenberg, president and CEO, National Council for Behavioral Health on the Orlando nightclub shooting.

LCMHS teams visit WLVB to talk about Mental Health Awareness Month.
Listen to our teams every Wednesday during May.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month.

April is Autism Awareness Month

April 25th at 6pm. Free and open to the public.
Q&A and fresh refreshments will follow the screening.

Practices for SUMMER GAMES start early APRIL!

Our 2014 Annual Report has been uploaded. Click to find the report on the Annual Report page.

Click for the 2014 Fall Community Newsletter.

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Hot off the presses! Lamoille County Mental Health Services is proud to present the revival of the quarterly newsletter. Click the title to view it.

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