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HCRS Hosting Screening of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect” on 9/25

Posted: September 12th, 2019

We will be hosting a showing of the new film by Kevin Hines, called “Suicide: The Ripple Effect,” at the Hooker-Dunham Theater in Brattleboro on Wednesday, September 25, at 4:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public. The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines [shown in attached photo], who at age [...]

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Suicide: Signs & Symptoms

Posted: September 6th, 2019

By Kirk Postlewaite, Director of Communications & Development, Washington County Mental Health How do you know if someone is considering suicide? There are situations when this may be obvious, for instance if a person openly talks about suicide or wanting to die. Yet, there are many other signs and symptoms that may offer subtle clues. [...]

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HCRS Improves Client Satisfaction Rating

Posted: August 6th, 2019

We continues to earn high satisfaction marks for the services we provide to thousands of clients across Windsor and Windham counties. The excellent ratings came in response to questions asked of virtually all active agency clients during a two-month period as part of our annual survey process. Since the year 2000, we have used this [...]

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HCRS Golf Tournament a Tremendous Success

Posted: July 11th, 2019

HCRS hosted its 12th annual Golf Tournament fundraiser at the beautiful Woodstock Country Club on June 14. The event raised more than $22,000 for our alternative school for boys in Newfane – the Kindle Farm School. A field of 88 players competed for numerous prizes. The first place team award went to Elden Dube, Gary [...]

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HCRS to Host Cookouts on May 9

Posted: May 3rd, 2019

HCRS will be hosting free hot dog cookouts and open houses in Springfield, Hartford, and Brattleboro in honor of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. This day was created to shed light on the prevalence of children’s mental health. According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, 20% of youth ages 13-18 live with a mental [...]

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HCRS Chosen for Shaw’s Reusable Bag Program in May

Posted: April 23rd, 2019

HCRS has been selected as a beneficiary of the Shaw’s GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS Reusable Bag Program for the month of May. The Shaw’s GIVE BACK WHERE IT COUNTS Reusable Bag Program, which launched in April 2019, is a reusable bag program that facilitates community support with the goal to make a difference in [...]

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HCRS Offering Wellness & Nutrition Class

Posted: April 16th, 2019

Bring the whole family and join us to learn how to cook some family favorites, participate in fun and creative activities, and enjoy eating a meal together. The classes will be held from 4:00-6:00 pm at HCRS’ Springfield office, from May 7 – June 25. Preregistration is required. Contact Laura Senes at (802) 886-4567 ext. [...]

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HCRS Receives Governor’s Worksite Wellness Award

Posted: April 11th, 2019

HCRS received the Governor’s 2018 Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award for the fifth year in a row. The agency focuses significant resources each year on the health and wellness of its more than 550 employees. HCRS’ ability to successfully win the Gold Level Worksite Wellness Award begins with the development of our Wellness Program Strategic [...]

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HCRS Hosting Free Wellness Activities in March

Posted: March 19th, 2019

HCRS will be hosting four free wellness activities as part of Springfield’s 2nd Annual Wellness Week. On Wednesday, March 27, from 9:00-10:30 am, HCRS Outpatient Clinician II Roger Guest will be offering an Introduction to Mindfulness session. Participants will focus on being fully present and self-aware using meditation and some gentle movement exercises. On Thursday, [...]

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HCRS to Host Art Show

Posted: February 14th, 2019

HCRS will be hosting a multidisciplinary art show at the River Garden in Brattleboro, Vermont, during the month of March. The artwork that will be displayed comes from a vast array of talented artists, both classically trained and outsiders alike, who are part of the HCRS community. The show is expected to represent more than [...]

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