VSEA’s Week In Action Newsletter: February 10, 2017

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VSEA’s 2010 Proposal To Build A Large, Stand-Alone Mental Health Care Facility Got Lip Service But Not Much More

Seven Years Later, The Issues and Concerns Of 2010 Remain Largely Unchanged    

Here are some excerpts from a 2010 VSEA WIA post, titled "Vermont Association For Mental Health Publicly Supports VSEA Plan To Build New State Hospital In Central Vermont."    

"VSEA’s DOC members are telling the union they are concerned the State is adopting an unwritten policy [in 2010] to just warehouse certain mentally ill Vermont offenders in the State’s prison system, where they are being “stabilized but not treated.”

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