Entries by Stephen Schramm

Averte visitation Update

Hello all, Phil Scott, Vermont’s governor, has updated the visit Vermont order, it can be viewed at the link below. Per this order, and restrictions/recommendations placed upon us by our licensing agencies, we have revised our visitation policy as such: If you are traveling by air or other public transportation, you must quarantine for 14 […]

Averte Update 7-28-20

Hello all, Averte remains covid free and continuing to take all precautions to remain this way. It gives us great pleasure to share other news, not covid related.  Averte has finished one bathroom renovation at our Main Campus and is about halfway through the upstairs renovation of our wellness center (completion expected by October).  As […]

Averte Update 7/1/20

Hi all, We hope this finds all of our colleagues, families and friends well.   Averte has welcomed a few visitors thus far, all very successful and safe, we thank you for your understanding and vigilance.  More groups and in-person therapy continues as well as safe, but limited outings.  All other precautions remain, masks, sanitizing, distancing […]

Averte Visitation Policy – 6/19/20

Hello all, Averte and Vermont continue to make small changes in our efforts to get closer to pre-covid operations.  Although this will be  a long journey, one small step we are talking is with visitation.  Below is our policy, please contact the program manager in the designated house to set up a visit.   Thank you […]

Natalia Mental Health Foundation

Follow the link below to read the latest update from the Natalia Mental Health Foundation.  This foundation supports the IPS program at Averte.   This quarters newsletter features a letter from Averte’s CEO, Stephen Schramm.   https://mailchi.mp/979744e686d1/natalia-mental-health-newsletter-3180384?e=3ada0aaa81

IPS Program

Averte is proud to be part of the Individual Placement and Services (IPS) program through Dartmouth Hospital.  An IPS representative works with our program weekly to assist with vocational desires.  Below is an excerpt from the latest Natalia mental health foundation newsletter featuring Dr. Jennifer McLaren.   Jennifer McLaren, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of […]

Averte Update 5-29-20

Hello all, As the picture above shows, we have erected a tent to begin outdoor groups to continue to provide our clinical treatment in as safe an environment as possible.  In person clinical also begins slowly back at the Main Campus this week.  Clients have a choice to continue tele-therapy or to meet in person […]

Averte – Covid update

Hello all, I hope this update finds you all safe and well.  Averte continues to be Covid free and strong.  Our plan is to begin taking in new admissions as we safely can, which includes negative testing and at times isolation off site for a period of time before matriculation into a program.  Tele-health will […]

Averte – Covid update 4/30/20

Hello all, Good news, Vermont had a great week and for the first time there were no new cases yesterday and New Hampshire seems to be reducing as well.  Averte continues to be Covid free. Despite the good news, these continue to be unsettling times, and I am sure that you—like all of us—are concerned […]

Averte – Covid update April 22, 2020

Hello all, Happy to report all good on the Averte front.  Continued precautions and vigilance have kept us safe,  secure and covid free.  Averte feels very fortunate to have a very dedicated staff, which, have been key in remaining open and to the best of our ability, therapeutic.   Telehealth is being utilized more than expected, […]