We understand that social change requires us to stand up for everyone with mental health issues, even in the face of adversity.
With compassion and empathy it will be possible for trauma sufferers to trust again, and in return support our community.
By speaking openly about our mental health we will eliminate the Stigma that our youth face daily.
We believe that new treatments, new ideas for recovery, and space for medical professionals to apply creativity will result positive change.
Building partnerships with medical and non-medical communities are essential to creating a world where we can live with an illness without feeling shameful.
To the VATIC Foundation, dependable means that you can rely on those who have "been in your shoes" to consistently question the obvious and share in your pain.