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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....»»

(August 26,2016) Retreat President and CEO Louis Josephson recently wrote an Op-Ed in response to the recent spike in heroin overdoses in Vermont this month and the continued need to provide support and options to people who struggle with opioid addiction. Josephson's Op-Ed was published by the Brattleboro Reformer. ...»»

(August, 23, 2016) Led by the incredible fundraising efforts of 78 Ride Champions, the 7th Annual Ride for Heroes netted more than $43,000 to support the Retreat's Uniformed Service Program (USP), far surpassing the previous record of $27,000 from 2015. Top fundraising Ride Champions included Colin Young, Marc Bourgeois, Terry Emond, and Ed Martin with the Red Knights the highest fundraising team.

The Ride for Heroes is an...»»

(August 5, 2016)—More than 100 golfers played under sunny skies at the Brattleboro Country Club on Wednesday, August 3rd, to help make the Brattleboro Retreat’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament a record-setting success.

With fundraising revenue marking an all-time high in the tournament’s history, the event netted more than $50,000 for the Brattleboro Retreat’s programs for children and adolescents. Tournament proceeds help fund...»»