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Select Board Supports UCS, Head Start's proposal for rec center expansion

Posted Friday, July 27, 2018 6:06 pm By Christie Wisniewski, Bennington Banner BENNINGTON—Residents can look forward to more early childhood education services and an expanded recreation center next year, thanks to the unanimous support of the Select Board this week. The United Counseling Service (UCS) has been given the go-ahead to expand the Benning...[ more ]

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Back to School Backpack Challenge

Start On: August 23, 2018

The Bennington Banner, the Manchester Journal and the Bennington Auto Mall are pulling together to give out 150 backpacks to children in need this upcoming school season. In addition to the giveaways there will be free haircuts along with food grilled by volunteers from Hannaford Supermarket. Registration is not required. Backpacks will be given out on a first come, first serve basis. Items ...

Mental Health First Aid

Start On: August 28, 2018

Sometimes First Aid isn't a bandage, or CPR or calling 911. Sometimes First Aid is you! 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 prob...

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Start On: September 05, 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simu...

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