Designated Hospitals

The Department of Mental Health designates hospitals in Vermont to provide services to those under the custody of the Commissioner of Mental Health, also known as involuntary hospitalization.

There are certain rights that you, a family member, or a friend have as a person in the custody or the temporary custody of the commissioner of Mental Health.

Notice of your Rights (October 9, 2019)

Populations Served

The Department of Mental Health currently designates six hospitals to provide psychiatric inpatient care in Vermont. All six hospitals provide services to adults while the Brattleboro Retreat also provides inpatient services to children and youth requiring psychiatric hospitalization.

Please click on the links below to find out more information.

Brattleboro Retreat

Central Vermont Medical Center

Rutland Regional Medical Center

University of Vermont Medical Center

White River Junction VA Medical Center

Windham Center (WC) at Springfield Hospital

Contact Information

Department of Mental Health
Commissioner Emily Hawes
280 State Drive, NOB 2 North
Waterbury, VT 05671-2010
Phone: (802) 241-0090
Fax: (802) 241-0100

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