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Burlington's Soteria House: An Alternate Model For Mental Health Treatment

For several years, the mental health community awaited the opening of a Burlington facility calledSoteria. It's a homelike space for people experiencing their first psychotic break - and often people who don't want to go on medication.

It's a very small group home setting. People typically stay for several months, and it's been open for about a year. LauraSisson, a member of theSoteriadevelopment team at Pathways Vermont, told JaneLindholmabout the philosophy behindSoteriaand how the program has been going.

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