of Children and Youth
Justice letter stating askin about psychiatric diagnosis on bar application
violates federal law, January 21 2014.
In Re: T.C.,
2007 VT 115 (October
12, 2007). In this case the Vermont Supreme Court affirmed the trial
court's finding that the state had not proved T.C. was in need of continued
treatment, and did not allow him to be drugged against his will.
On November 17, 2006, in the case of
In Re: L.A., the Vermont Supreme
Court overturned a forced drugging order, ruling that disagreeing with the
psychiatrist over taking the medications can not be sufficient grounds for
finding the person incompetent to refuse and remanded the case.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), March 3, 2013
Statement of Deficiencies and Plan of Corrections for Brattleboro Retreat.
July 7, 2005, United
States Department Justice Report on Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons
Act ("CRIPA"), Investigation of the Vermont State Hospital, Waterbury,
1984 Stipulation regarding patients' rights at
Vermont State Hospital in Doe v. Miller.
Vermont State Hospital
March 13, 2009,
Medicaid Youth with Psychotropic
Medications: CY 2007.
Data for Vermont
Workgroup on Psychotropic Medications for Children and Adolescents,
January 5, 2009, by VT Mental Health Research & Statistics Unit.
from January 5, 2009 meeting of Psychotropic Medications Workgroup for Child
and Adolescent Mental Health.
Questions from January 5, 2009 Meeting: Psychotropic Medications Workgroup
for Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
Mental Health Group: Kids on Psychiatric Drugs Not Well Monitored,
Associated Press, April 30, 2008.
March 27, 2007, Letter from
Vermont Association for Mental Health to Office of Vermont Health Access>
February 8, 2008, Press Release from Vermont Association for Mental Health
February 14, 2008, Response
by Office of Vermont Health Access.
- February 29, 2008,
Report on Psychotropic Medications Received by Medicaid Enrolled Youth
- FY2002 and FY2007
Number of Types of Psychotropic Medications Received by Youth.
- 2007 DCF Family
Services Youth Receiving Medicaid Psychotropic Medications.
Medicaid Paid Claim Drug
Costs as a Percent of Total Costs For Physical and Mental Health Care,
Vermont Adults (Aged 19-64): CY2002-2008.
Disclosures July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2008 Report of Vermont Attorney General
William H. Sorrell, April, 2009.
Mental health reform may
founder on forced drugging, by Dave Gram, Associated Press,
November 16, 2007
Psych meds use
seen high in Vt. prisons, Associated Press, June 30, 2007.
Usual Dosage Range for Neuroleptics at Vermont State
May 12, 1997, David
Cohen, Ph.D., Testimony to Judiciary Committee of the Vermont State General
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