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Mental Health Services

Green Mountain Self Advocates

Green Mountain Self Advocates (GMSA) is a self advocacy organization run by people with developmental disabilities and their allies.  GMSA runs 23 local self advocacy groups across Vermont.  The members of these groups make up this organization that is dedicated to education, public awareness, peer support, and advocacy for persons with developmental disabilities. Our Unique Contribution… Read more »

Bridging Safe Access to Big Sandy

Bridging Safe Access to Big Sandy combines the efforts and expertise of Mountain Comprehensive Care Center, Big Sandy Health Care, and the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund. Mountain Comprehensive Care Center is a community-based disabilities organization that has experience addressing sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in the disability community. Big Sandy Health… Read more »

National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health

The National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma & Mental Health provides training, support, and consultation to advocates, mental health and substance abuse providers, legal professionals, and policymakers as they work to improve agency and systems-level responses to survivors and their children. Our work is survivor-defined and rooted in principles of social justice. Our Unique Contribution… Read more »

Open Door Initiative

The Open Door Initiative (ODI) is a collaboration between Friendship Home, Voices of Hope, St. Monica’s, and Center Pointe, Inc.  Friendship Home is an agency that provides a continuum of safe, confidential shelter and support options for women and children experiencing domestic violence.  Voices of Hope provides 24-hour crisis services for survivors of domestic and… Read more »

Domestic Violence and Mental Health Collaboration Project

The Domestic Violence and Mental Health Collaboration Project is a locally-focused partnership between domestic violence advocates, mental health service providers, and legal aid providers. We are collaborating to make services more accessible, holistic, and integrated, and to better meet the mental health, safety, and self-determination needs of domestic violence survivors…. Read more »