Timely talk about Lyme disease in Cavendish

Lyme disease

CAVENDISH, Vt. – The Cavendish Community and Conservation Association will sponsor a workshop on Living With Lyme disease Friday, Sept. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Gethsemane Episcopal Church hall, 89 Depot St., in Proctorsville. Rebecca Zellis, the founder of … Continued

One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, approximately 175,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States, and 1 in 9 men will get diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. However, only … Continued

Windham County Consortium on Substance Use launch event

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – The Windham County Consortium on Substance Use will host a launch event on proposed actions to address the devastating impacts of heroin, fentanyl, and other substances in Windham County Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. until noon, … Continued

HCRS to host “Suicide: The Ripple Effect” film screening

Ripple Effect

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – Health Care and Rehabilitation Services, southeastern Vermont’s community mental-health agency, is pleased to announce they will be hosting a showing of the new film by Kevin Hines, called “Suicide: The Ripple Effect,” at the Hooker-Dunham Theater in … Continued

“Together We Are Stronger” recovery events

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Greater Falls Connections and Turning Point Recovery Center of Springfield will be co-hosting a series of events to celebrate National Recovery Month during the month of September. The events support people in recovery and draw attention … Continued

Uprooting Addiction, healing from the ground up

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Come see a sneak peek of “Uprooting Addiction,” a documentary film and discussion that explores the connection between childhood trauma and addiction through personal stories and interviews with experts in the fields of trauma and addiction. … Continued

Advance Care Planning Program volunteer training

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – On Saturday, Oct. 5 and Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Brattleboro Area Hospice’s Taking Steps Brattleboro Program will host a two-day ACP facilitator and volunteer training. The two-day training will be held … Continued

Sojourns Holistic Health Clinic welcomes new practitioners

practitioners

WESTMINSTER, Vt. – Sojourns Community Health Clinic, which provides holistic, integrated care to patients from its Westminster, Vt. practice, is welcoming two additional practitioners who will help deliver personalized healthcare to patients. Christina Miller, M.D., uses nutrition and lifestyle coaching … Continued

Grace Cottage welcomes new chief medical officer

Grace Cottage

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – Dr. George Terwilliger has recently joined Grace Cottage as chief medical officer, emergency department medical director, and hospitalist director. He assumed these positions after the July 30 retirement of former CMO Dr. Christopher Schmidt and the decision … Continued

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