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This site is dedicated to sharing the Mental Health at the Margins project. Browse recorded stories from residents and staff of The Upper Valley Haven, meet the project team, learn about our partnerships and read more about community based participatory research and other research conducted in conjunction with this work.

Spring Symposium

On April 24th, participants, researchers, and members of the Upper Valley community came together at the Bugbee Senior Center in White River Junction for an evening of sharing and discussion about the Mental Health at the Margins project. Led by Elizabeth Carpenter-Song, Principle Investigator, and Sara Kobylenski, Executive Director of …

SYNERGY Announces Pilot Awards

“Most people struggling with mental health and substance use issues are not receiving treatment, and low-income rural individuals are particularly vulnerable as both rural poverty and mental health disparities are deepening,” explains Carpenter-Song. Find out more about this exciting announcement below. Dartmouth SYNERGY: Improving Community Health Through Local Research Partnerships