Vermont Psychiatric Survivors -VPS
VPS is a statewide peer-run organization with a focus on support, education and advocacy.
VPS is located at 1 Scale Avenue, Suite 52 (Building 14), Rutland, VT 05701
Contact the office at: 802-775-6834
Call our Warm Line at: 1-800-564-2106
Congratulations to Linda Corey, Executive Director of Vermont Psychiatric Survivors, for being recognized with the Leadership Award at Mental Health Advocacy Day on February 13th 2014 at the State House.
Mental Health Advocacy Award
Vermont’s Mental Health Advocacy Day Award honors the Vermonters who have made a difference in the lives of others, who embody the spirit of service, support excellence in mental health care, reduce stigma, and renew wellness.
Linda Corey, Leadership Award 2014
Linda Corey – From your lived example of love and dedicated service you continue to be a force in the forefront of a movement to empower all people. Truly a pioneer, you protect the rights of others. You have given a voice to those who had no voice.
You have advocated in a fierce yet friendly way. Truly a survivor, you are witness to a changing world and a changing mental health care system.
For your leadership, perseverance, and courage, we honor you.
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Vermont Center for Independent Living
Vermont Mental Health Counselors Association
Vermont Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
National Association of Social Workers – Vermont
Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Vermont
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Vermont Association for Mental Health, Addiction, and Recovery
Vermont Psychiatric Survivors
Kudos to the Cadre program, including Board member Rene Rose. They were recently featured on Vermont Public Radio (VPR) highlighting the work they have been doing assisting peers in crisis.
To hear or read the article, click on this link.
Save the Date!
Recovery Day 2014
March 21, 2014 ● 9:30- 12:30
Vermont Statehouse, Room 11
Join Friends of Recovery- Vermont and the Vermont Association for Mental Health & Addiction Recovery- along with partnering organizations and peer groups- for this day of advocacy, awareness and celebration of recovery from addiction(s) and mental health conditions. Be a part of this event, representing the needs of Vermont’s peer support community and continuing the legacy of messaging to legislators, policy makers and the community!
Join Us for a Special Film Showing!
In partnership with the Vermont Health Department, Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse Programs and the Vermont Recovery Network we hope to share a pivotal documentary film, bringing the power and proof of recovery to our community. Stay tuned for details!
Outreach opening - see Job Postings page for info.
Are you a VPS member? Not sure? Would you like to be? Visit our new membership page and sign up now – no charge!