Recent News

The face of Tour de Vail 2021 During Tour de Vail HYBRID, we are delighted and honored to feature clubhouse member, Tour de Vail veteran, and recent addition to our Board of Directors … Fatuma! Fatuma is an amazing ambassador for  Vail Place and has taken...

Vail Place will be closed this Friday, June 18, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth on Saturday, June 19. Vail Place acknowledges Juneteenth as a holiday for employees.  Vail Place is encouraging employees to consider it an opportunity to help build racial equity in our communities. Whether...

What's the Tour de Vail 2021 Challenge? Fundraise for mental health recovery and push yourself to walk 14 miles over 5 days.  [perfectpullquote align="right" bordertop="false" cite="" link="" color="" class="" size=""]"I wholeheartedly believe in the Clubhouse model and I want to support this awesome community support program...

We're proud to share Vail’s 2020 Annual Report celebrating all that we accomplished during an incredibly challenging year.  Inside, we revisit long-standing programs and introduce several new services – all following Vail’s 40-year underlying approach… to meet people where they are. We also highlight the ways...

[perfectpullquote align="right" bordertop="false" cite="" link="" color="" class="" size=""]“She was truly an amazing woman, and one who definitely made a HUGE difference in this world.”[/perfectpullquote] Judith Gartner was a lawyer by profession and a tireless, influential advocate for people living with mental illness. Her impact was profound...

Personal notes from a talented resident [perfectpullquote align="right" bordertop="false" cite="" link="" color="" class="" size=""]“Something small can make a real difference in turning your life around. - Luke, Vail House resident"[/perfectpullquote] “My first three months here I kept more to myself.  I’d go out during the day often...

Celebrating our namesake as we celebrate our 40th Birthday We proudly call ourselves Vail Place in honor, in appreciation, and in memory of Dr. David Vail, a state and national pioneer in helping people with mental illness get out of institutions and return to community life. Back...

The tragic, senseless murder of George Floyd last May helped raise the consciousness of our community, our nation, and the world to the ongoing, systemic racism that has long oppressed Blacks and People of Color and suppressed their shouts and gasps for equality and justice. Every...

All we faced, overcame and learned in 2020 has made our Vail Place family stronger, more resilient, and prepared to grow in 2021.

  • In February Vail Place launched a thorough review and strategic planning process to anticipate the projected impact of COVID.
  • In March we were ready and quickly began transforming all our programs – learning and refining as we went – to effective virtual programming that ensured the continued safety and well-being of our staff and the people we serve.

Vail Place and North Memorial Health (NMH) work in partnership through our Vail Connect program to meet the needs of individuals who live with mental health conditions and experience barriers that can be difficult to manage on their own. Many who are referred to Vail...