Mental Health & Addiction Care For Vermont and Beyond

Help for mental health and addictive disorders is available for you, right here on our private, southern Vermont campus. If you’re suffering from problems with depression, addiction to alcohol or other drugs, bipolar disorder, or difficulties related to anxiety, PTSD, or a co-occurring dual diagnosis disorder, then come to the Brattleboro Retreat.

Our highly-trained staff has the expertise and compassion to help you make a strong and successful recovery. Here, you’ll find exceptional inpatient mental health and addiction care along with partial hospital programs, intensive outpatient treatment, residential care for children and adolescents, and innovative outpatient counseling services.

The Brattleboro Retreat provides specialized diagnosis and treatment services for children, adolescents and adults suffering from a wide range of psychiatric and addiction challenges. Since 1834, people from all walks of life have found strength and new hope on our safe, restorative Vermont campus. You can, too.

Take the Campus Tour (to start, click one of the images below)
Nestled in the southeastern corner of Vermont at the start of Route 30, the historic Brattleboro Retreat campus offers care in a safe, restorative setting marked by the Green Mountain State’s woods and waterways.
You are reminded of the Brattleboro Retreat’s rich history as you pass under the wrought iron entrance arch that has welcomed people here since the early 1920s.
View of Retreat Meadows from Birches Program
A "Giving Tree" welcomes visitors to the new Children's Inpatient Program, which blends child-friendly decor with 21st century design
The Brattleboro Retreat campus contains many places where people can go for a moment of quiet contemplation, like this lovely enclosed courtyard.
Comfortable counseling rooms are used for both group and individual therapy sessions at the Brattleboro Retreat
A view of the visitor parking area as you enter the Brattleboro Retreat's main entrance. To the left is the Administration Building.
In 1878, the Brattleboro Retreat was the first United States psychiatric hospital to build a gymnasium, including a bowling alley and billiard room.
The game room in Lawton Hall offers patients a variety of pastimes including billiards and foosball.
The Ripley Building on the eastern side of the Retreat offers on-campus housing opportunities to patients attending the "Starting Now" intensive outpatient addiction treatment program and "The Birches" partial hospital program.
All visitors and patients being admitted to the Brattleboro Retreat check in at our Central Intake, where they find information, support and directions to their ultimate destination, all in one place.
Located on the first floor of the Osgood Building, the Brattleboro Retreat’s Child Inpatient Program for children ages 4 to 14 features newly remodeled spaces including safe, private rooms for each young patient.
On the southern edge of the campus, Lawton Hall with its historic clock tower provides a beautiful setting for the hospital's Mulberry Bush Early Learning Center.
The eastern side of the campus beyond the Tyler Building includes a wealth of recreational opportunities for patients, including a baseball field, children’s play structure, basketball and tennis courts, and a large outdoor swimming pool.
The Retreat Chapel is located on the fourth floor of the Administration Building
The Retreat Chapel is located on the fourth floor of the Administration Building

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