Community Outreach

In response to the growing need for mental health support and education in our community, we partner with trusted providers to offer programs and educational opportunities that serve those in need in the Mad River Valley and Waterbury areas. Our therapeutic, educational and outreach programs are available to the community at no cost because of the generosity of our donors.

Together, we are ensuring that no one is without support in their time of need.

Events, Classes, & Programs this Past Year


Supported numerous wellness programs in local schools including the following:

  • Coordinated local Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification Class
  • Sponsored parent/middle school educational presentations and viewings on relevant issues facing youth
  • Offered Teen Empowerment Series for middle school girls
  • Offered year-round youth enrichment programs

Community Outreach

  • Provided a year-round, weekly “Walk & Talk” group for community members
  • Sponsored weekly therapy dog visits in all our schools
  • Offered free gun locks for community members
  • Attended Youth Mental Health Crisis Town Hall meeting with Sen. Sanders
  • Presented to our local Rotary
  • Connected people to additional services in community

Supported numerous wellness programs in local schools Including the following:

  • 3-Month weekly wellness series at Harwood Union High School
  • Group drumming series at Moretown Elementary and Crossett Brook Middle School reaching 180+ students
  • Weekly student yoga at Brookside Primary School
  • District wide teacher appreciation project including yoga and on-site chair massage for all school staff
  • Local wellness practitioners for teacher professional development day to support their wellbeing
  • Workshops at Hannah’s House

Access to Therapy

  • Hannah’s House’s therapists provided 3,580 individual therapeutic sessions
  • Provided annual stipend for therapists’ continuing education
  • Supported therapists that provide supervision to pre-licensed clinicians in order to add to our team of affiliated therapists and meet growing demand for services.
  • 88 hours of donated time from Hannah’s House’s therapists
  • Attracted licensed therapists to the Mad River Valley/Waterbury area by providing office space, internet access, collegial team, financial assistance for uninsured clients, compensated child therapists for unpaid non-therapy session time.
  • Offered both Conscious Parenting Series and Transforming Anxiety Therapy Group Series to the community
  • Operated a Verilux Light Therapy program for seasonal depression
  • Referred callers to other therapists when ours had reached capacity
  • Contracted with a psychiatric nurse practitioner for therapist consultations

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