One giant step Retreat opens community-based residential program

As the state continues to inch forward with its plan to replace the beleaguered Vermont State Hospital, the Brattleboro Retreat is taking a giant leap forward in establishing a new statewide mental health care system to replace the troubled facility in Waterbury. Full Story
Todd55

Williston, VT

#1 Jan 17, 2010
Well hasn't this taken forever. NH did this thirty years ago. And where is the article about the Retreat's November Reduction in Force - which eliminated some 18 positions? No pen to ink about that one. The Reformer is a spoon fed newspaper. Arm chair writers waiting for the phone to ring. Open up...
Defiant1

Deer Park, TX

#2 Jan 17, 2010
Todd55 wrote:
Well hasn't this taken forever. NH did this thirty years ago. And where is the article about the Retreat's November Reduction in Force - which eliminated some 18 positions? No pen to ink about that one. The Reformer is a spoon fed newspaper. Arm chair writers waiting for the phone to ring. Open up...
"The Reformer is a spoon fed newspaper. Arm chair writers waiting for the phone to ring. Open up..."

Yep, unless they are concocting stories consisting of lies and half-truths
for the benefit of certain targeted individuals. The Brattleboro area Pravda.
thinker

Hinesburg, VT

#3 Jan 18, 2010
Defiant1 wrote:
<quoted text>
"The Reformer is a spoon fed newspaper. Arm chair writers waiting for the phone to ring. Open up..."
Yep, unless they are concocting stories consisting of lies and half-truths
for the benefit of certain targeted individuals. The Brattleboro area Pravda.
I think it's quite fitting, to call the Reformer PRAVDA.
Willy Wonka

Fairlee, VT

#4 Feb 7, 2010
Well maybe they will do better than a chocolate factory? Waterbury certainly could not handle it!

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