This year we are holding our 33rd Bowlathon to support mentoring in Bennington County. The event will take place on Saturday, April 4th at Bennington Lanes. The theme is UNDER THE SEA and participants are encouraged to use their imagination and dress up as magical mermaids, vibrant fish, or adventurous scuba divers. There will be
By Betty Kenyon, Community Rehabilitation and Emergency Services Vocational Coordinator I am the Vocational Coordinator/Employment Specialist at United Counseling Service for the Community Rehabilitation and Treatment Program (CRT). Following an evidence-based model of supported employment called Individual Placement and Support (IPS), I help people with severe and persistent mental illness find and maintain work. The
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