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Mental Health Advocacy Day 2017

January 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Us for Mental Health Advocacy Day!statehouse

Join advocates, peers, family members, mental health professionals, and providers across Vermont to RAISE AWARENESS among our elected officials and share your experience as an advocate, community member or mental health professional with Vermont’s mental health system of care.

Download the Event Flyer and Agenda

Do you want to share your story at Advocacy Day? Click here to register


Invite your legislators to:

  • Meet you in the cafeteria for breakfast or lunch
  • Join us for bagels and coffee in the cafeteria
  • Come hear our stories in Room 11 @ 11:00 a.m.

ACT NOW: Contact your legislator and urge them to support mental health care this year! 
To find your representative go to: legislature.vermont.gov or call 800 322-5616 (Vermont State House)

Hosted and organized by:
NAMI Vermont
Vermont Association for Mental Health and Addiction Recovery
Vermont Care Partners

In partnership with 42 co-sponsors: Active Minds/Living Well, Colleges (UVM) ~ Alyssum ~ Blueprint for Health, Mental Health and Substance Abuse ~ Burlington Housing Authority ~ Champlain Community Services ~ Clara Martin Center (CMC) ~ Counseling Service of Addison County (CSAC) ~ Disability Rights Vermont ~ Families First Inc. ~ Green Mountain Support Services ~ Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS) ~ HowardCenter ~ Hundred Acre Homestead ~ Lamoille County Mental Health Services (LCMHS) ~ Lincoln Street ~ Me2/Orchestera ~ NAMI Vermont ~ NFI Vermont, Inc. ~ Northeast Kingdom Human Services (NKHS) ~ Northwestern Counseling and Support Services (NCSS) ~ Pathways Vermont ~ Rutland Mental Health Services ~ SNHU Graduate Program in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (PCMH) ~ Soteria ~ Spring Lake Ranch Therapeutic Community ~ The Wellness Co-op ~ United Counseling Service of Bennington County, Inc. (UCS) ~ Upper Valley Services ~ UVM Medical Center ~ Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition ~ Vermont Association for Mental Health and Addiction Recovery (VAMHAR) ~ Vermont Care Partners (Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services) ~ Vermont Center for Independent Living ~ Vermont Cooperative for Practice Improvement and Innovation ~ Vermont Department of Mental Health ~ Vermont Family Network ~ Vermont Federation of Families ~ Vermont Mental Health Counselors Association ~ Vermont Psychological Association ~ Vermont Suicide Prevention Coalition ~ Washington County Mental Health Services, Inc. (WCMHS) ~ Wellness Workforce Coalition

For more info: Contact Laurie Emerson at NAMI Vermont at lemerson@namivt.org;
call 802-876-7949 x101


January 31, 2017
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Vermont State House
115 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05602 United States
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