Emerging Adult Program

 The path to adulthood can be an exciting and stressful time.

For some young people, it's also a time when serious mental health and addiction problems first start to occur. For example:

  • schizophrenia
  • bipolar disorder
  • anxiety disorders
  • clinical depression.


Mind-Body Pain Management Clinic

rock and feather in balanceLiving with chronic pain can affect every aspect of your life, from your ability to work and maintain relationships to shopping for food and making the bed. Chronic pain can arise for many reasons, including:

Adult Intensive Program

When it comes to providing care for Vermont's high-needs adult psychiatric patients, the Brattleboro Retreat's Adult Intensive Unit (AIU) offers the finest in 21st-century design and safety.

Opened in April, 2013, the Retreat's AIU is a 14-bed, secure unit that offers acutely ill patients a level of advanced psychiatric inpatient care that's unsurpassed in the nation. Features of the 9600 square foot unit include:

Birches Treatment Center

Birch Trees on Brattleboro Retreat campus

Providing Both Partial Hospital (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Day Programs


Uniformed Service Program

 As a professional in uniform, chances are you've witnessed your share of disasters, life-threatening events, and human tragedy. 

The duty you perform with such courage can also lead to serious problems:

Anna Marsh Clinic (Adults)

Adult Outpatient Therapy at the Anna Marsh Clinic

Living in today’s world is more complicated than ever. And when you’re also struggling with a mental health, substance abuse, or personal or family issue, it can feel overwhelming.

Starting Now Outpatient Addiction Services

Intensive Outpatient & Outpatient Addiction Treatment Services

Are you concerned that you or a loved one has, or may have, a problem with alcohol or other drugs?

Starting Now offers a variety of services to help you answer your questions about substance abuse and addiction, and to help you, or someone you love, manage an addictive illness.

Adult Inpatient Treatment Program

The Retreat MeadowsThe Brattleboro Retreat's Adult Inpatient Treatment Program provides people ages 18 and older with a broad range of short-term, 24-hour, acute care services for a wide range of severe mental health and addiction problems. Admissions to the Retreat are accepted 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week.

Co occurring Disorders

If you’re struggling with both a substance abuse (chemical dependency) problem and one or more mental health issues (i.e., depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder) the Brattleboro Retreat’s adult treatment program for co-occurring disorders (sometimes called dual diagnosis treatment) can help.