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Program Information
Program Name: Vermont Psychiatric Survivors
Year the Program was Started: 1989
Public Contact Person: Linda Corey
Address: 1 Scale Avenue
Suite 52
Rutland, VT 05701
Telephone #: 802-775-6834
Fax #: 802-775-6823
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy, Community Education, Peer Support, Recovery Education, Other
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $100,000-$200,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 3-5
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
Volunteers: 20+
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available:
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: Empower consumers. Decrease stigma. Provide recovery programs.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Outcomes for this program are assessed through surveys.
Program Mission Statement: An independent statewide survivor-run organization whose primary purpose is to empower individuals, raise their self-esteem and facilitate mutual peer support among our membership. VPS is open to any and all psychiatric survivors without bias, develops and supports local survivor groups and assists individual survivors with individual issues.
Additional Information: No additional info

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