In response to high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder, alcohol and other drug abuse, domestic violence and mental health challenges among uniformed professionals (police, fire, military, EMTs, etc.) the Brattleboro Retreat is proud to announce the opening on Tuesday, August 11 of a new 16-bed, partial hospitalization program designed specifically to meet the unique mental health and addiction treatment needs of this population. Most participants will also take advantage of the program’s residential component, which offers single and double rooms in a newly renovated property on the Retreat campus.The Retreat’s new USW program is expected to help meet the largely unmet mental health and addiction treatment needs of uniformed professionals from locations and service branches (civilian and military) across the country. It will offer a host of treatment options in a highly confidential setting. These options include individual and group therapy, medication management and drug and alcohol support groups, mindfulness-based training, stress and anger management and other psycho-education workshops, wellness training, recreation therapy and ongoing aftercare.“With less than a handful of similar services across the country, we’ve taken great care to design a program based on proven treatment approaches such as Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and others,” said James Bastien, director. “Our clinical staff includes individuals with personal experience in uniform—clinicians who have the experience and credibility that makes a big difference when uniformed professionals reach out for help.”To accommodate the new program, the Retreat has renovated both clinical and residential space on its campus. Participants will also have access, as needed, to the Retreat’s entire continuum of care including inpatient hospitalization and detox services—a unique feature not available elsewhere. “We are honored to be able to offer a place, and a staff, with the specialized knowledge and the credibility to help these professionals overcome their unique challenges,” added Bastien. “It’s about providing hope and healing to America’s heroes.”The Brattleboro Retreat, founded in 1834, is a not-for-profit, regional specialty psychiatric hospital and addictions treatment center, providing a full range of diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitation services for individuals of all ages and their families. Nationally recognized for its premiere treatment in behavioral healthcare, the Brattleboro Retreat offers a high quality, individualized, comprehensive continuum of care including inpatient, partial hospitalization, residential and outpatient treatment.Source: Brattleboro Retreat, August 11, 2009.
The tone was set early when Team USA’s Megan Bozek and Team Canada’s Halli Krzyzaniak got tangled up just inside the Canadian blue line, leading to an eventual scuffle in front of the net. Bozek was on the receiving end of some rough treatment from several Canadian players, with Krzyzaniak appearing to throw some punches at her opponent.Both women were penalized. bozek v canada in a spicy moment pic.twitter.com/PcQ51kcgDN— The Ice Garden (@TheIceGarden) February 13, 2019here’s how the spiciness got started: bozek and krzyzaniak got mixed up and …. (they both ended up in the box) pic.twitter.com/OwoeFioPmz— The Ice Garden (@TheIceGarden) February 13, 2019The rest of the game was just as physical, albeit with fewer obvious hostilities. Knight eventually injected some scoring into the mix, pouncing on a rebound for the game’s only goal near the end of the middle frame.Hilary Knight (@LesCanadiennes) buries a loose puck to give @usahockey a 1-0 lead over @HC_Women with under two minutes to play in the 2nd period.🇨🇦#RivalrySeries🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/uFbDsq5NXn— TSN (@TSN_Sports) February 13, 2019Canada poured on the offense in the third period in a fruitless effort to get the equalizer, outshooting the Americans 12-2 over the final 20 minutes (33-21 overall), but the visitors were able to remain steadfast and secure the win.The first game of the 2019 Rivalry Series between Team Canada and Team US was one hell of a game. There’s no medal or trophy on the line, but these players want to secure spots on their respective rosters for the 2019 Women’s Worlds and it showed. Intense 1-0 game.— Mike Murphy (@DigDeepBSB) February 13, 2019The teams head to Toronto on Thursday for their second of three meetings, before wrapping up the series in Detroit on Feb. 17. The USA-Canada rivalry in women’s hockey almost always produces fireworks.That was the case again Tuesday when the teams met in London, Ont., for the first of three “Rivalry Series” games. Team USA claimed a 1-0 victory thanks to a Hilary Knight goal late in the second period, but what the game lacked in offense it made up for in chippiness.