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Suicide Prevention Month Report Shows Broadening Suicide Prevention Awareness Thanks To Local Media Participation

Thanks to regional media partners, platforms and agencies across Vermont, the word about suicide prevention awareness and support is getting out. As part of September’s Suicide Prevention Month, Brattleboro’s Center For Health And Learning (C|H|L) played an  active part of the national movement to bolster public education around ongoing suicide prevention strategies, training, and funding [...]

2019-11-07T12:45:17-05:00Suicide Prevention|

Connecting Rural Communities

Connecting Rural Communities (CRC) is a unique partnership promoting improved linkages between care providers for improving coordinated suicide prevention protocols in rural Vermont. Thanks to a collective impact grant from the Community Health Investment Fund of the University of Vermont Medical Center, this important work will continue for years 2 and 3, beyond the original one year [...]

Umatter YYA Program for 2018-19 concludes

The Umatter YYA program for 2018-19 is complete. Overall, 12 schools and 68 youth participated and implemented Mental Health Wellness Community Action Projects in their schools. These projects included: mental health awareness week activities, an interactive play about healthy dating relationships, anxiety management resource information campaign, a school wide wellness day, and more. For a full list of [...]

Helping Youth Succeed-What Can VT Learn from Iceland’s Approach to Prevention?

Center for Health and Learning recently produced a webinar in partnership with Prevention Works VT, VT Afterschool, and New Directions Prevention Coalition.