The Vermont Department of Mental Health (DMH) released the document on January 15, 2014. The document includes details about the state's ongoing transformation of its public mental health system. Vermont has been working to reform its mental health system since late August 2011 after damage from Tropical Storm Irene forced the emergency closure of the Vermont State Hospital. In 2012, the legislature directed DMH to reform the state’s system of mental health care. DMH has been implementing a plan to provide decentralized inpatient care via one state-run interim hospital and five designated hospitals located across the state . . .