News

(April 20, 2017) Following her testimony before the New Hampshire state legislature in March, the Keene Sentinel published Caitlin League's remarks as an opinion piece on Friday, April 14. Caitlin is an admissions coordinator here at the Retreat.

Here is her full article along with a web-link at the bottom to the Keene Sentinal website:

I want you to imagine that someone close to you such as a spouse or parent, has had a...»»

(March 27, 2017) 

The Brattleboro Retreat received a Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness award at the 2017 Worksite Wellness conference held on Thursday, March 23, at the Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center in Burlington, VT.

The award was presented to several Vermont employers who in the past year have demonstrated excellence in worksite wellness and have played an integral part in Vermont's reputation as one of...»»

(March, 2017) Please join us in congratulating Kurt White, LADC, LICSW, director of Ambulatory Services at the Brattleboro Retreat on his recent election as a Fellow of the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) this week at their annual conference. This significant honor, which represents outstanding professional competence and leadership capacities, was bestowed in New York City at APGA's annual conference March 6--11.

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(February 22, 2017) Retreat President and CEO Dr. Louis Josephson recently wrote an Op-Ed that addresses the gaps in care and coordination of Vermont's mental health and addiction services and suggests the possibility of creating a true system that largely consists of Vermont's existing mental health and addiction assets.

Josephson's Op-Ed was published by the VT Digger on February 21, 2017. ...»»

(February 16, 2017) Following the anouncement of Dr. Fritz Engstrom's retirement from his role as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at the Brattleboro Retreat, we are pleased to announce that Dr. Mark McGee has been appointed as the hospital's new CMO. Dr. McGee officially began his duties on Monday, February 13th, which include a seat on the Retreat's executive team.

Since joining the Retreat in 2012 Dr. McGee has excelled in a...»»

(Friday, January 20, 2017) Retreat's Angela Rowen, LICSW recently wrote an article in the Brattleboro Reformer's Health Page on the use of mindfulness in evidence-based treatments used in the care of patients at the Brattleboro Retreat. Angela Rowen, LICSW is Clinical Manager of DBT Services at the Brattleboro Retreat. Here...»»

(January 13, 2017) - The Enterprise Holdings Foundation awarded $2,500 to the Uniformed Service Program at the Brattleboro Retreat. Representatives from Enterprise Rent-A-Car met with Uniformed Service Program staff Thursday, January 12, 2017 to present the check.

The Enterprise Holdings Foundations goal is to “give back to the communities where our customers and employees live and work.”...»»

Area Debut of Documentary on Eating Disorders Set for October 27th at Latchis Theatre

BRATTLEBORO, VT (October 10, 2016)—The Brattleboro Retreat is proud to sponsor the local debut of All of Me, a new Kingdom County Productions documentary film on eating disorders by award-winning filmmaker Bess O’Brien. The film will be shown at the Latchis Theatre on Thursday, October 27, at 7:00 pm.

All of Me focuses...»»

(September 23, 2016)—The Brattleboro Retreat is pleased to announce the appointment of two new trustees, Kate O’Connor and Adam Grinold (pictured from left to right with Board Chair Elizabeth Catlin far right), who officially joined the hospital’s board of directors on Friday, September 23rd .

Brattleboro resident Kate O’Connor currently serves as the executive director of the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce and the...»»

(September 12, 2016) The recently released Let's Grow Kids report "Stalled at the Start: Vermont's Child Care Challenge" highlighted many reasons why there is a need for quality child care programs in Vermont. Retreat President and CEO Louis Josephson wrote an Op-Ed in response to this report that was published by the Burlington Free Press....»»