Today we're taking part in Mad history, and celebrating the legacy of lunacy Today is the 4th annual Vermont Mad Pride celebration, this year taking place in Brattleboro, Vermont. Mad Pride events started in Toronto in the early 1990's as a protest of local community...read more
Today we’re celebrating community work of The Root Social Justice Center
Nestled in the Southeast corner of the state, The Root Social Justice Center has done constant community work toward racial and social justice since it was collectively founded in 2013.
“The Root Social Justice Center provides a physically and financially accessible space in Southern VT for social justice groups to meet AND is a hub for racial justice organizing. The Root prioritizes People Of Color leadership and shifting resources to People of Color-led racial justice work.”read more
We're celebrating you today. Today we're celebrating you. On this day of self-care, we're celebrating everyone in our community. We're celebrating psychiatric survivors and mad folks in Vermont and elsewhere, and all the ways we strive to take care of our needs each...read more
Celebrating Chris Hansen and Shery Mead, and Intentional Peer Support
Thousands of people around the globe are forming connection and strengthening their communities, thanks to the skills and knowledge we’ve learned from the work of these two amazingly kind and devoted individuals.read more
Celebrating the activism and advocacy of Ericka Reil
Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 is Day 3 of Creative Maladjustment Week. Today is the Day of Laughter and Joyful Noise.
For this Day of Laughter and Joyful Noise, we are celebrating the work of Ericka Reil, Advocacy Organizer at Vermont Center for Independent Living (VCIL).read more
Celebrating the work of Matti Salminen Creative Maladjustment Week 2019 continues with Day 2: Day of Action and Movement! On this Day of Action and Movement we are celebrating the work of Matti Salminen: Zen radical, martial artist, haiku poet, investigative...read more
Celbrating the work of Phoebe Sparrow Wagner Creative Maladjustment Week 2019 begins today, Sunday July 7. Today is the Day of Creativity. For this Day of Creativity we are celebrating the work of Phoebe Sparrow Wagner. Phoebe is a psychiatric survivor and an...read more
Counterpoint Summer 2019 • News • Page 9 RUTLAND – Counterpoint readers called in with some strong reactions to the winter poll question that asked, “Should bathrooms be locked on a psych ward based on safety concerns?” Of the 12 who responded by phone message, only...read more
Calling All POP Grant Applications The Vermont Department of Mental Health is seeking applications from individuals or entities in Vermont for independent peer-run initiatives designed and operated by individuals with lived experience of mental health...read more