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Interview in Support of Autism Acceptance Month

Posted: April 30th, 2021

Below is a link to a video of an interview with Max Barrows, Outreach Director for Green Mountain Self Advocates (GMSA) in support of Autism Acceptance Month. Max is an wonderfully intelligent man with autism that loves nature and believes strongly in the power of listening. Part of his role at GMSA is mentoring  people [...]

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HCRS To Host Free Screening of “Angst” on May 6th

Posted: April 27th, 2021

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS),  will host a free special screening of “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety”on Thursday, May 6, at 7:00 pm. The online screening, being held as part of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week, will be followed by an informative panel discussion led by HCRS staff. “Angst,” a 56-minute documentary about anxiety, [...]

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Loneliness During the Pandemic: What Can You Do?

Posted: April 13th, 2021

Feeling tired, depressed, less motivated, and even out of practice and nervous about reentry into the social world? Extended social isolation as a result of physical distancing is one likely culprit. Your experience mirrors what people are experiencing nationally. In the American Psychological Association’s Stress in America (2020), 80% of respondents reported that the pandemic [...]

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New Patient Portal

Posted: March 18th, 2021

You can now have access to your health information 24/7!   With your patient portal you can: Schedule appointments Review your health information including care plans and medications Communicate with your provider Update your personal info Sign release forms Getting set up is as easy as 1, 2, 3: Contact the front desk of your local [...]

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Posted: March 10th, 2021

People with Real Life Experience Provide Greater Understanding & Empathy We’re learning more about how to effectively support individuals with mental health and/or substance use issues Peer support is an essential part of supporting Vermonters who are experiencing emotional distress or struggling with their relationship to substances. To be able to fully understand and empathize [...]

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Health & Safety a Top Priority at HCRS Meadowview Program

Posted: February 1st, 2021

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), announced on January 22nd that, while there were two active cases at their Meadowview Recovery Residence, the health and safety of all staff and clients has been a priority since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The two active cases at HCRS’ Meadowview Recovery Residence in Brattleboro were being [...]

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HCRS Named Best Place to Work in Vermont

Posted: January 28th, 2021

It was  announced today that HCRS was named one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Vermont. Companies from across the State were chosen across three categories: Small Businesses (15-99 employees), Medium Businesses (100-249 employees), and Large Businesses (250+ employees). HCRS is one of the 10 businesses in the large business category. George Karabakakis, [...]

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2020 COVID-19 Time Capsule Video

Posted: December 10th, 2020

One of the highlights during the Annual Meeting was a very moving COVID-19 time capsule video. HCRS has had many challenges since COVID-19 hit in the spring, but the pandemic also brought about opportunities for changes, many of which have been beneficial. This time capsule video shows brief clips of staff sharing their stories and [...]

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Posted: December 9th, 2020

Embracing Technology in Order to Celebrate the Past Fiscal Year   Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), southeastern Vermont’s non-profit community mental health agency, held its annual meeting on November 12th for the first time via the international video chat platform, Zoom. Attended by 175 board members, staff, clients, and community members, the event celebrated [...]

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HCRS Implements Same Day Access

Posted: October 6th, 2020

HCRS has implemented an open access model for new clients, allowing the agency to offer same day access, as of October 5. Community mental health has historically been challenged by wait times for client services. Individuals seeking mental health treatment often wait weeks for an assessment appointment, and even longer to actually receive clinical services. [...]

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