United Counseling Service is presenting the documentary Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety on Wednesday, January 29th at 6:30 pm at the Manchester Community Library. The goal of this documentary is to start a global conversation and raise awareness around anxiety and its effect on youth. Staff from UCS will lead a facilitated discussion immediately following
For many, the holiday season is a joyful time of the year, filled with celebrations, and social gatherings with family and friends. Unfortunately for others, this season can also be filled with sadness, loneliness, and anxiety. If someone you know is struggling emotionally, you can be the difference in getting them the help they need.
In the fourth quarter of 2018, just 3 months, United Counseling Service completed 294 crisis evaluations on children with psychological distress who were in the Emergency Department at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). To maintain their safety, the children are asked to change into a gown and their personal belongings are removed. The experience can further
By: Building Bright Futures at https://buildingbrightfutures.org/ Children who have strong social emotional skills are ready to learn, ready for school and ready for life. However, there are many children and families that need support to move forward in life. Right now, there is not enough capacity in the mental health system for children and their
Vermont Business Magazine MENTOR Vermont recently awarded 25 grants, totaling $348,735, to support youth mentoring programs throughout the state. The 2019-2020 Vermont Mentoring Grants will support more than 100 new and existing program sites, and more than 1,800 adult-to-youth mentor pairs in communities across Vermont. “MENTOR Vermont and our funding partners are excited to be able