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I look forward to coming to work every day, not something that can be said for all jobs and employers! I feel supported as a professional and as a person with a life outside of work. I appreciate an environment that fosters professional development and personal growth and encourages me to draw on my individual talents. I have had great mentors who helped me to grow in my career and navigate the challenges of this important work. HCRS staff have a sense of humor that helps us get through the stressful situations that arise, with great collaboration and teamwork!

Alternatives

Residential AlternativesAlternatives is a six-bed, sub-acute, Level III, crisis stabilization facility designed to assist individuals in need of a safe, therapeutic environment to resolve sub-acute psychiatric crisis. Alternatives accepts referrals 24 hours a day, from a variety of referral sources, to include emergency rooms, crisis teams, and outpatient services providers. Alternatives has the capacity to provide intensive staff support and nursing oversight to ensure that individuals who are determined to need intensive crisis stabilization receive comprehensive residential, community-based supports. Alternatives works very closely within the HCRS and statewide continuum of care to assist individuals in their access to a home-like, short term recovery environment as a measure of hospital diversion or step down.

For more information, please contact the Alternatives Program Coordinator at 802-885-7280.