Professionals who are open-minded about polyamory and polyamorous issues.
Resources and info
Local Resources for the LGBTQ Community for health, support, advocacy, social and community projects.
The AIDS Project of Southern Vermont
Services, support, groups. All are welcome, including shades of gender identification (Men, Women, Transgender, etc.) and sexual orientation (LGBTQ, and "... lipstick lesbians, butches, baby butches, stone butches, femmes, butchy femmes, bulldaggers, leather dykes, softball dykes, rugby dykes, dykes on bikes, klesbians, hasbians, dominatrices, fag hags, drag queens, opera queens, size queens, rice queens, bears, bottoms, tops, masters, slaves, leather men, vanilla boys, clones, daddies, friends of dorothy, and so on and so forth and (perhaps) infinitum"). [From an article written by S. L. Bem, titled "Dismantling gender polarization and compulsory heterosexuality: Should we turn the volume down or up?" Published in Journal of Gender Studies, 17, 1995, p. 66]
Legal & Ethical
Allied Mental Health Practitioners Board of Vermont
Laws and rules for mental health counselors.
Some habits are hard to break
Drug Rehabs - everywhere
Drug Rehabs and Resources - local
Treatment Centers and Support that can be found on Projectknow.com for Brattleboro
Reviews of substance abuse treatment centers
Find an accredited facility through these organizations, either through the
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF),
or by searching through this website from
the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO)
Find a meeting, get support
If someone close to you struggles with drugs
How parents can steer kids
If at first you don't succeed....
Women's Crisis Center in Brattleboro
HOTLINE: 802-254-6954 (Collect Calls Accepted) Toll-Free In Windham Country, VT: 1-800-228-7395.
The Monadnock Center for Violence Prevention
24 Hour Crisis Lines: 603-352-3782 or 888-511-MCVP (6287) 12 Court St, Keene, NH 03431
The Women's Program, Safe Talk
Gatherings to share and get info in a safe place, particularly about sexual issues, sponsored by The AIDS Project of Southern Vermont, 802-254-4444
Need More Help?
Free and confidential, this state-sponsored program (through United Ways of Vermont) offers a 24-hour hot line – Dial 211 or (866) 652-4636 – and a website to help steer Vermonters to a variety of resources to help meet basic needs.
For after-hours emergencies or if you need immediate assistance, you can also call the 24hr local crisis team at 1-800-622-4235. They cover southern Vermont, Windham and Windsor Counties. If you are feeling very out of sorts and need a soft place to land, you can also contact your medical group or your primary care physician, or visit the emergency department of your local hospital, and they will help direct you. If you are feeling suicidal, please call 1-800-622-4235.
Other therapists in the area
Find a Therapist or Psychologist in your area.
APOV — Associated Psychotherapists of Vermont
Vermont Rostered Psychotherapists.
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