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Vermont is struggling to provide mental health counseling, especially for young people

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Read 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. Vermont is facing a perfect storm of increased need for mental health counseling, especially among …
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The Multicultural Youth Program was Selected to Receive a 2021 “Summer Matters for All” Grant

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[Burlington, VT]—The Multicultural Youth Program at Spectrum Youth & Family Services was recently selected to receive $57,000 in funding from the Summer Matters for All Grant program. According to Governor Phil Scott, the Summer Matters for All Grant Program will support programs in 13 Vermont counties with the goal of expanding access to summer enrichment …
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Spectrum statement regarding violence and discrimination against the AAPI community

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Hate, fear and racism have once again led to violence and killing in America, this time in Georgia, this time directed towards members of the Asian, Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities who identify as women.   These recent tragic deaths are part of a disturbing trend, with AAPI hate crimes having surged 150 percent over …
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