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Kristi Cross joins UCS Board

United Counseling Service (UCS) welcomes Kristi Cross to the Board of Directors. The board oversees the operations of the community mental health and developmental services for Bennington County. “We are pleased to have Kristi join our board,” said Lorna Mattern, Executive Director of UCS. “Kristi is knowledgeable, energetic and a respected community leader. Her experience and leadership have been demonstrated in her continued care for this community and clearly supports our mission of building a stronger community by empowering individuals and families to live healthy and meaningful lives.” Cross is the Director of Bennington Blueprint for Health at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. The Blueprint for health program is a statewide initiative that designs community-led stra...[ more ]

Our Mission: Building a stronger community by empowering individuals and families to live healthy and meaningful lives.


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Mental Health First Aid

Start On: March 19, 2019

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course which teaches participants an action plan to assess a situation, select, and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for an individual. The program introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common treatments. Mental Health First Aid teac...

Mentoring at UCS Bowlathon

Start On: April 06, 2019

Help us build a stronger community! Support youth mentoring. The annual b...

UCS Presents: Resilience. The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

Start On: April 23, 2019

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