Developmental Distinctions Posts

A Walk on the Wild Side

Americans are wild about pets. Nearly 70 percent of American households include a pet of some type, be it a dog, cat, fish, reptile, bird, horse, rodent, or some type of furry mammal. The most popular pets are canines and felines, with approximately 70 to 80 million...

WRAP Share

Sharing About WRAP… I use WRAP daily to manage the symptoms of my bipolar. I know what I look like when I am well and when I have been triggered. I work hard daily to use my WRAP program as well as medication and therapy, to manage a very difficult form of this...

The Rehabilitation of the Hospitalized Mentally Ill – The Vermont Story

The Vermont Project for rehabilitation of chronic schizophrenic patients reports an unusual degree of success. The nature of its program , its operation, and the factors involved in its success are presented. Emphasis is placed on the need for “faith, hope and...

Vermont Recovery Education Project

Vermont Psychiatric Survivors, Inc., and the Vermont Department of Developmental and Mental Health Services Introduction In August of 1995, the Commissioner of the Department of Developmental and Mental Health Services (DDMHS) established a programmatic priority for...