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Vermont Department of Mental Health Newsletter – Week 3: MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

Posted: May 17th, 2022

The following newsletter was published this week by the VT Department of Mental Health. This is the second of 4 newsletters to be published this month.  

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Vermont Department of Mental Health Newsletter – Week 2: MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

Posted: May 10th, 2022

The following newsletter was published this week by the VT Department of Mental Health. This is the second of 4 newsletters to be published this month.

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Vermont Department of Mental Health Newsletter – Week 1: MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

Posted: May 4th, 2022

The following newsletter was published this week by the VT Department of Mental Health. This is the first of 4 newsletters to be published this month.

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Free Screening of “The Upstanders”

Posted: April 19th, 2022

HCRS is offering a free screening of “The Upstanders” to anyone that’s interested on May 4th at noon. The Upstanders is unsettling and uplifting, causing us all to examine our behavior, inspiring us to do better, be better, and stand up against victimization and cyber-bullying. The event will feature a viewing of the 56-minute film, followed [...]

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HCRS Welcomes New Staff – March 2022

Posted: April 5th, 2022

HCRS is pleased to announce the appointment of 34 new professionals that were hired in March whose talents will augment HCRS’ services in the Bellows Falls, Brattleboro, Hartford, Springfield, and Windsor regions. Amber Allen, Sara Allen Drunen, Claudia Armstrong, William “Bailey” Eck, Annemarie Benway, Shea Bernard Guetti, Megan Blake, Kayla May Briere, Thomas Brown, III, [...]

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Answering the Call to Promote Safety and Wellbeing

Posted: March 22nd, 2022

A Game-changer; Embedded Mental Health Crisis Specialists within Vermont State Police   Every time people call the Vermont State Police, they are in some form of crisis – that’s why they’re calling. Now, innovative police social work teams are proactively intervening in crises to avoid unnecessary involvement of Vermonters in the criminal justice system; interrupt [...]

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HCRS Named Best Place to Work in Vermont Again

Posted: March 18th, 2022

HCRS was named one of Vermont’s Best Places to Work for the second year in a row. Winners are chosen based on an in-depth confidential survey of staff covering all aspects of the employee experience, which contributes to approximately 80% of the agency’s evaluation. A comprehensive application was also completed by HCRS, providing the agency’s [...]

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Free Screening of “LIKE”

Posted: March 17th, 2022

HCRS is offering a free screening of “LIKE” to anyone that’s interested on April 6th at noon. “LIKE” explores the impact of Social Media on our lives and the effects of technology on the brain. This documentary weaves in the stories and reflections of teenagers, and the perspectives of both brain scientists and Silicon Valley [...]

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HCRS & Northeastern Law School to Present Harm Reduction Research

Posted: March 11th, 2022

Working together to expand education, compassion, and dignity Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), southeastern Vermont’s non-profit community mental-health agency, and Northeastern University School of Law will present research related to harm reduction practices in Windham County on March 30, 2022 at 9:15 am. Harm reduction refers to reducing negative social or physical consequences associated [...]

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HCRS Welcomes New Staff

Posted: March 9th, 2022

HCRS is pleased to announce the appointment of 28 new professionals that were hired in January & February whose talents will augment HCRS’ services in the Bellows Falls, Brattleboro, Hartford, Springfield, and Windsor regions. Jazmin Bartlett, Zachery Beer, Kayla Betit, Hannah Brennan, Sharon Croteau, Heather Carter, Aubrey Colandria, Maddisin DiBernardo, Christine Farmer, Jamie Frost, Emma [...]

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