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Don't miss SLR's latest blog posts!

Posted: October 21, 2019| Category: Insider, Resident story, Family support, Work program, Community, Nature

Spring Lake Ranch started a blog at the beginning of 2019 and we wanted to make sure you're getting a chance to read it! A wide variety of writers have contributed so far, and we'll be publishing a new piece each month, so keep your eyes peeled. Our latest post can be read by clicking here, and features thought on holistic healing from visiting...

Spring Lake Ranch Fall Family Weekend!

Posted: September 20, 2019| Category: Family support

Spring Lake Ranch Fall Family weekend is here, and we are so excited to host parents, siblings, cousins, and more, from all around the country! See below for the full schedule, and check out our Facebook and Instagram to follow along with some of the fun.

Thank you, Rutland businesses!

Posted: August 19, 2019|

The Rutland Aftercare Program's Royce Street kitchen renovation is complete and we want to thank these local businesses that helped make the project a success!

Thank you, rk MILES!

Posted: July 18, 2019| Category: Community

Our Rutland Program’s Royce Street kitchen renovation has begun – stay tuned on Facebook and Instagram for updates! In the meantime, we’d like to thank Vermont-owned business RK Miles for providing the beautiful new kitchen window at cost. Check them out at their gorgeous Manchester location next time you’re in town (or one of their five other locations...

Spring Lake Ranch is hiring!

Posted: March 28, 2019| Category: Work program, Community

Spring Lake Ranch is hiring for several positions. If you are thinking about a career in mental health or social work we have a rewarding place to start.

Spring Lake Ranch in AARP on failure to launch

Posted: February 28, 2019| Category: Family support

Judith Newman interviewed Director of Admissions & Outreach Rachel Stark for an AARP article about national "failure to launch" treatment programs for young adults, including the work we do at the Ranch.

Spring Lake Ranch on VPR's "Vermont Edition"

Posted: June 26, 2018|

Spring Lake Ranch's Director of Admissions & Outreach Rachel Stark made an appearance on Vermont Public Radio's "Vermont Edition" yesterday to discuss the World Health Organization now recognizing gaming addiction as a disorder.

Support the Rutland Program Renovation Project!

Posted: June 12, 2018|

Spring Lake Ranch’s Rutland Program is often the next big life step for residents on the “Hill” in Cuttingsville.

Sowing Seeds of Change, Harvesting New Strengths

Posted: January 21, 2018|

We’re busy. For the past 85 years, we’ve been busy -- working, playing, and building community, offering people with mental health and substance abuse issues time and space to come to terms with the effects of their illness. We find that, when we work together, it’s easier to make friends, find new strengths to call upon, and become active participants...

Giving Back

Posted: January 19, 2018|

One spring, three former house advisors returned to the hill to lead the community in a workshop: ‘Ranchers Search for Meaning.’ As a true testament to the cultural heritage and sense of connection among people who’ve been associated with the Ranch, Amy Fairbanks (2000s), Kurt Shaffert (1990s), and Suzanne Lynch (1980s) never worked together or even in...