NAMI Vermont Priorities ~ Advocacy Resources ~ Mental Health Advocacy Day  ~ Legislative Comments

Join Us for
Mental Health Advocacy Day
January 31, 2018

statehouseThank you to everyone who participated in Mental Health Advocacy Day in 2017. Hundreds of advocates, peers, family members, mental health professionals, and providers across Vermont joined together to RAISE AWARENESS among our elected officials and shared our experiences with the Vermont mental health system of care.

You can continue your advocacy efforts by talking to your legislators and informing them about the needs of Vermonters throughout the year.

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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

2017 Mental Health Advocacy Day – In partnership with 44 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/Orchestra ~ 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) ~ United Nurses and Allied Professionals Union (UNAP VT) ~ 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 Developmental Disabilities Council ~ 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