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Brattleboro Retreat Opens New Wing
Monday, 04/08/13
Gov. Peter Shumlin will be traveling to Brattleboro for a ribbon-cutting today at a newly renovated section of the Brattleboro Retreat psychiatric hospital that will house state patients.
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Changes Underway At Brattleboro Retreat
Thursday, 04/04/13
By Mitch Wertlieb
Changes are underway at the Brattleboro Retreat. The psychiatric hospital will open a new Adult Intensive Unit next week. The facility is part of the state's new plan to serve mental health patients following the closure of the Vermont State Hospital by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene.
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FEMA Money Comes Through For Mental Health System
Tuesday, 01/08/13
By John Dillon
On the eve of the Legislative session, the Shumlin Administration says a big funding question has been settled. Federal funds and insurance payments will cover about 70 percent of the cost of a new state hospital and other improvements to the mental health system.
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Vermont Edition
New Challenges For Department Of Mental Health
Thursday, 12/06/12
By Jane Lindholm
We discuss the challenges the Department of Mental Health is facing and the plans for navigating forward as it still feels the effects of Tropical Storm Irene.
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Report Says Mental Health Patients Still Waiting Days In ER
Tuesday, 12/04/12
By John Dillon
The state is moving with plans to replace its Waterbury psychiatric hospital with new beds at other facilities around Vermont. But the transition has been rough for patients and the medical hospitals where they've been cared for since the Waterbury facility was flooded by Tropical Storm Irene.
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FEMA Says State Hospital Wasn't 'Destroyed,' Reducing Funding
Wednesday, 11/28/12
By John Dillon
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has ruled against the state of Vermont in a decision that affects plans to replace the state hospital in Waterbury. FEMA determined this week that the hospital was damaged but not destroyed by Tropical Storm Irene.
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Berlin Has More Questions On Vt. State Hospital
Thursday, 11/22/12
It looks like the state of Vermont will not meet its goal of starting construction on a new psychiatric hospital in Berlin before the end of this month.
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State Regulator Approves Permit For State Hospital In Berlin
Monday, 11/19/12
By Ross Sneyd
The plan for building a new state mental health hospital cleared a key hurdle Monday.
VPR News
State Faces Challenge To Post-Irene Mental Health Facility
Tuesday, 11/13/12
By John Dillon
A legal challenge may delay plans to open a secure residential facility for people with mental illness displaced by Tropical Storm Irene.
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Officials Hear Mental Health System Concerns
Wednesday, 09/26/12
A panel of lawmakers and state officials will take testimony this afternoon from people concerned about the future of mental health and substance abuse services in Vermont.
VPR News
State Addressing Loss Of Mental Health Beds
Wednesday, 09/19/12
By Ric Cengeri
When Tropical Storm Irene forced the closure of the Vermont State Hospital last year, it meant the loss of more than 50 beds for psychiatric patients. And that has resulted in an increase in the number of people who are waiting in emergency rooms because there aren't enough mental health beds available.
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Vermont Edition
Mental Health System Straining A Year After Irene
Tuesday, 09/18/12
By Jane Lindholm
We get an update from Mental Health Commissioner Patrick Flood on how the state is coping a year after the closure of the state hospital in Waterbury and we hear about a new program that helps families discuss end-of-life care.
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State Examines Rebuilding Options in Waterbury
Wednesday, 08/08/12
By Bob Kinzel
The Shumlin Administration was hoping to demolish more than 20 buildings in the State Office Complex in Waterbury that suffered extensive damage from Tropical Storm Irene. But now the Administration is considering the option of renovating many of these buildings and flood proofing them as much as possible.
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State Officials: Irene Recovery Funds To Be Delayed
Friday, 07/20/12
By John Dillon
State government has learned that money it was hoping to get from FEMA to rebuild its Waterbury office complex is going to be delayed.
VPR News
Curators Make Surprising Discovery At State Hospital
Friday, 06/29/12
By Steve Zind
Ever since Tropical Storm Irene the buildings at the Waterbury office complex have been largely empty, but they're still full of history.
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Certificate Of Need Issued For State Hospital Replacement Beds
Friday, 06/29/12
Vermont's mental health system is a step closer to recovering from damage from Tropical Storm Irene.
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Shumlin Administration Settles On Site For State Hospital In Berlin
Tuesday, 06/05/12
By Ross Sneyd
The Shumlin administration says it intends to build a replacement for the Vermont State Hospital adjacent to the Central Vermont Medical Center.
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Berlin Weighs In On State Hospital Site
Thursday, 05/31/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Town officials in Berlin say they prefer the state build its new mental health hospital next to Central Vermont Medical Center rather than adjacent to the town's elementary school.
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Morristown Approves Plan To Host State Hospital Beds
Tuesday, 05/29/12
Town officials in Morristown have formally approved an agreement with the state to host some beds from the state mental hospital. The agreement comes nearly nine months after Tropical Storm Irene devastated the State Hospital in Waterbury.
VPR News
Berlin Boards To Hear About Vt. State Hospital
Tuesday, 05/29/12
Officials in Berlin are slated to hold a joint meeting on a plan to build a new state psychiatric hospital in the town.
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Mental Health Bill Goes To Governor
Wednesday, 03/28/12
A bill calling for a major reorganization of Vermont's mental health system is headed to the desk of Gov. Peter Shumlin.
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Morristown Calculates Costs Of Hosting State Hospital Beds
Tuesday, 03/20/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Officials in Morristown are adding up the costs they expect to incur when some beds from the state mental health facility are moved to their community temporarily.
Vermont Edition
Governor Peter Shumlin
Friday, 03/16/12
By Bob Kinzel
Governor Peter Shumlin discusses the future of the Waterbury office complex, his plan to build a 25-bed psychiatric hospital and to add beds at Rutland Regional Medical Center and Brattleboro Retreat.
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Retirement Program Proposed For State Hospital Employees
Wednesday, 03/14/12
The Shumlin administration and the union representing Vermont state workers are in talks about a possible retirement incentive program for workers at the now-closed Vermont State Hospital.
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Senate Backs Smaller State Hospital
Thursday, 03/01/12
By John Dillon
The state Senate has responded to concerns raised by Governor Peter Shumlin and has limited the size of the proposed new state hospital.
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