Equal Rights, Protection, and Participation

Vermont Psychiatric Survivors, Inc. is an independent, statewide mutual support and civil rights advocacy organization run by and for psychiatric survivors.

Founded in 1983, we offer mutual support, publish a triannual newspaper that is distributed throughout Vermont, offer patient representation in Vermont psychiatric hospitals and residential facilities, sponsor peer-led support groups, advocate and educate to challenge discrimination, and offer technical assistance to allied organizations.

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Dial 988 or Text “VT” to 741741

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The mission of Vermont Psychiatric Survivors is to provide advocacy and mutual support that seeks to end psychiatric coercion, oppression and discrimination.

Counterpoint - Fall 2017

Read the Latest News!

Vermont Psychiatric Survivors publishes the newspaper, Counterpoint, three times a year. Counterpoint is available online and for free at sites throughout Vermont and parts of New Hampshire. Mail delivery is also available through subscription. We welcome art, essays, and commentary from psychiatric survivors, consumers, and our families and allies.

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Contact Us


128 Merchants Row
Suites 601 – 608
Rutland, VT 05701
T: (802) 775-6834
F: (802) 775-6823

Mailing Address:
128 Merchants Row, Suite 606
Rutland, VT 05701-5912

Resources Directory

Counterpoint publishes a resource list to allow readers to seek out choices for support. Click here to download a PDF of the directory.

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Peer Run Wellness Group Mondays at 5 PM

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