Centerpoint provides a full array of treatment & educational supports and services to teens, young adults, and their families faced with emotional, behavioral, mental health, substance abuse, or special learning needs. At Centerpoint, we believe in the strengths and assets of the teens and families with whom we work. We recognize that our clients bring with them the capacity to improve their lives, and we offer our skill, dedication, creativity, & flexibility to assist our clients as they make these…
September is National Recovery Month and we hope you can join us at this year's Step Into Action Recovery Walk in Burlington, Vermont. Step Into Action is an annual walk to raise awareness about recovery from addiction, raise hope among addicts and their loved ones, and raise funds to support treatment and recovery.
Everyone experiences sadness, low energy, or decreased pleasure in things from time to time. When does ordinary sadness get to the point where increased concern is warranted? What do we mean when we say somebody is depressed? What can we do to prevent depression from happening or worsening and what we can do to recover from depression? We will review the risk factors and preventative factors for depression. We will review medical considerations related to depression. Finally, we will talk…
We have tools in our toolbox - M.A.T.; The 12-Steps; "Legalization"; Harm Reduction; Spirituality; Psychiatry; Etc. All the right tools!? How about the WHEN and the HOW? Find out more at the 10th Annual Vermont Conference! Please see Brochure for more information and to register: 2021-VCAR-Registration-Brochure1
Prevention Day celebrates and promotes the many critical ways substance abuse prevention services keep Vermonters and their communities safe and healthy. Participants represent the full spectrum of substance abuse services and will meet with legislators to discuss the state and future of substance abuse prevention.Find out more »
Elder Substance Abuse and Misuse: The scope of one of our more serious issues in Vermont and best practices for help. This events feature speaker will be Stephen Bartels, MD, MS, presenting on Older Adult Substance Abuse and Medication Misuse with Co-occurring Disorders. Dr. Bartels is a nationally recognized expert in the field of geriatric psychiatry and substance abuse. Dr. Bartels is a professor of Geriatrics, Psychiatry, Community and Family Medicine, and Health Policy at the Dartmouth Medical School. He…Find out more »
This presentation will focus on recent changes to the diagnosis of autism and how those changes influence treatment. We will also provide an overview and discuss the question, What is Autism? We will explore strategies that help individuals with autism become more successful and independent across environments and settings.