officials are concerned that the financial pressures facing dairy farmers will lead
to psychological problems — and possibly suicide. So
the state has set up a help line to handle calls from farmers under financial,
and emotional stress.
A major fire hits downtown Springfield
overnight; the funeral for 12-year-old Brooke Bennett of Braintree
takes place; the Christopher Williams trial is underway; the chief of mental
health at Vermont’s Veterans
Center is seeing mixed results in
treating younger veterans for combat stress.