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UCS Presents the ME2/Orchestra in celebration of 60th anniversary

In celebration of their 60th anniversary United Counseling Service of Bennington County will present a very special evening of music with the ME2/Orchestra. The ME2/Orchestra is the world’s only classical music organization created for individuals with mental illnesses and the people who support them. ME2/ serves as a model organization where people with and without mental illnesses work together in an environment where acceptance is expectation, patience is encouraged, and supporting each other is a priority. “We are so excited to have the ME2/Orchestra perform in our community,” said Lorna Mattern, Executive Director of UCS. “Every performance brings them closer to meeting their mission to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness. This is going to be a ver...[ more ]

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UCS Presents: The Me 2/Orchestra

Start On: May 05, 2018

In celebration of our 60th Anniversary UCS Presents: The ME2/Orchestra ...

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Start On: May 15, 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...

Southern Vermont Youth Summit – Healthy State of Mind

Start On: June 09, 2018

This is the fourth year that UCS has hosted the Youth Summit. It is an exciting experience for transitional age youth and is open to all teens. The theme of the Summit, ‘Healthy State of Mind’, provides a focus for teens to explore what mental wellness, community wellness and substance abuse prevention may mean to individuals and the Bennington community as a who...

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