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Lifeline – Dialing in to Stop Suicide

Lifeline – Dialing in to Stop Suicide

Posted: Jan 11, 2022 | Categories: Featured , Uncategorized

VTDigger is well positioned to work with Vermont Care Partners to promote the much needed services of its sixteen respective member agencies which, includes NCSS. They also understand how important it is for our elected officials to know how to support the needs of vulnerable Vermonters. This thirteen week series… Read More
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New Mobile Response Services Meet Kids Where They Are

New Mobile Response Services Meet Kids Where They Are

Posted: Jan 07, 2022 | Categories: Featured , Uncategorized

VTDigger is well positioned to work with Vermont Care Partners to promote the much needed services of its sixteen respective member agencies which, includes NCSS. They also understand how important it is for our elected officials to know how to support the needs of Vermonters. This thirteen week series is… Read More
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How an NCSS patient turned his stimulus check into a scholarship for a St. Albans student

How an NCSS patient turned his stimulus check into a scholarship for a St. Albans student

Posted: Dec 21, 2021 | Categories: Uncategorized

Don Jerome (left) worked with Northwestern Counseling and Support Services to turn his stimulus check into a scholarship. BFA-St. Albans student Morgan Bourdeau (right) was the recipient.  Courtesy Photos By Bridget Higdon ST. ALBANS — When Don Jerome received his $600 stimulus check from the federal government earlier this year,… Read More
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St. Albans City considers adding new position to police department’s mental health response team

St. Albans City considers adding new position to police department’s mental health response team

Posted: Dec 20, 2021 | Categories: Uncategorized

By Josh Ellerbrock ST. ALBANS CITY — The St. Albans Police Department may be expanding its mental health response program after the city’s police advisory board (PAB) recommended funding a new position during council’s Monday night meeting.  Because of a lack of funding for the program, the police department utilizes… Read More
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Preventing classroom conflicts: Helping students who need additional behavioral support

Preventing classroom conflicts: Helping students who need additional behavioral support

Posted: Dec 20, 2021 | Categories: Uncategorized

This is the second of a multi-segment series in which NCSS’ Amy Irish was consulted for her expertise. By Christina Guessferd SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Preventing classroom conflicts before they start– that’s the idea behind the PBIS framework, positive behavioral interventions and supports. It’s a multitiered, schoolwide model to… Read More
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Knights of Columbus donate to Camp Rainbow

Knights of Columbus donate to Camp Rainbow

Posted: Dec 02, 2021 | Categories: Uncategorized

On November 30th, the Knights of Columbus Council 297 presented a check for $3,186.40 to NCSS’ Camp Rainbow.  This very generous donation is the result of their Tootsie Roll Drive to benefit children with special needs.  Camp Rainbow creates an exciting summer camp experience for children with a diagnosis of… Read More
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Afterglow Foundation presents checks to NCSS, St. Albans Recreation, Josh’s House and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Afterglow Foundation presents checks to NCSS, St. Albans Recreation, Josh’s House and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Posted: Oct 28, 2021 | Categories: Uncategorized

Afterglow’s board of directors, John Holzscheiter, Andrea Wells, Don Wells, Debbie Babbir, Geri Barrow and Kelly Viens stand with Joe Halko, Steve Broer, Todd Bauman, Tony Stevens and Lance Metayer from NCSS during a check presentation on Oct. 26. BRIDGET HIGDON Community Editor Excerpts from article: ST. ALBANS CITY… Read More
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