Deteriorating mental health among young adults is a serious by-product of the COVID-19 pandemic that is likely to have long-lasting implications. Studies in the last year have found that youth report increased rates of depression, anxiety, loneliness, suicidality, and substance use.Continue Reading
Detail Works Makes National News
Detail Works, our social enterprise that teaches youth the soft skills they need to thrive in the workplace, was on CBS Mornings, the national award-winning news broadcast!
Spectrum Testifies for Mental Health
Spectrum’s Manager of Riverstone Counseling, Kristen Breault-Bolio, testified in front of the Vermont House Committee on Health Care about the mental health and substance use trends we are seeing among youth at Spectrum.
A Gift that Does Good (and looks good!)
Send your loved one a beautiful piece of artwork while helping Spectrum youth.
These beautiful peacock prints, signed by local muralist Mary Lacy, are 19”x13” and commemorate the renovation of our Burlington Drop-In Center—the same design that was used as a mural on our wall.
Order online today by making a $100 donation.
Vermont is struggling to provide mental health counseling, especially for young people
1Read this recent article by Dan D’Ambrosio from the Burlington Free Press, on the increased need for mental health counseling throughout the state of Vermont. The article centers Riverstone Counseling’s challenges in meeting the mental health needs of Spectrum’s youth.