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Welcome to Northwestern Counseling

Creating a stronger community one person at a time.

Northwestern Counseling & Support Services, is a private, non-profit, human services agency serving Franklin and Grand Isle Counties. NCSS provides intervention and support to children, adolescents, and adults with emotional and behavioral problems, mental illness and developmental disabilities.

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  • VT Designated Agencies Participate in National Mental Health Advocacy Day

    VT Designated Agencies Participate in National Mental Health Advocacy Day

    May 23, 2014

    Montpelier, VT - The National Council for Behavioral Health, representing over 2,000 member organizations nationwide, held its annual conference in Washington, D.C. from May 5th to 7th culminating with Hill Day 2014, the Council's advocacy day. Vermont was well represented at Hill Day with 17 professionals, from several Vermont Designated Agencies, on hand to advocate for the families and communities they serve.

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  • Outpatient Mental Health Basics

    Outpatient Mental Health Basics

    May 15, 2014

    To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month this is the first in a series addressing the importance of being mindful of your mental health and reversing the stigma associated with discussing disorders of the brain. NCSS prefers to view STIGMA as an acronym for Striving To Increase Good Mental Health Awareness. In this first installment we’ll review the various types of professionals that assist with treatment and major types of therapy that are available to address mental health disorders.

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Upcoming Events

  • Exordium Adventure Camp 2014

    Aug 4 2014

    The week of August 4-8 will be the dates of Exordium Adventure Camp! Read on for more information...

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  • NCSS Community Grand Rounds Presents: Can Money Buy Happiness?

    Aug 14 2014

    NCSS welcomes community members to join staff for in-depth discussions on a wide-range of human services topics taught by professionals. Topics include the areas of behavioral health, children, youth and families plus, developmental services. These one hour brown bag seminars are usually held from 12:00-1:00pm at Northwestern Counseling & Support Services. This is a great opportunity to learn more about specific subjects and many of the services that are available through NCSS. Please advise if any special accommodations are needed (wheelchair access, interpreters, etc.).

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