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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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HCRS Provides Mental Health First Aid Trainings at Mt Ascutney Hospital

Posted: February 4th, 2019

HCRS is collaborating with Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center to train hospital staff in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches participants how to help someone with a mental health issue or crisis such as thoughts of suicide. Jill Lord, Director of Community Health at Mt. [...]

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HCRS to Host Art Show in March

Posted: January 17th, 2019

HCRS’ Annual Art Exhibition will take place at the River Garden Gallery at 157 Main Street in Brattleboro, Vermont. The exhibit will run from March 1st through March 28th. The gallery hours are from 9:00am-5:00pm every day. A reception, which will be open to the public, will be held on Friday, March 1st, from 5:30-8:30pm at [...]

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HCRS Welcomes New Board Members

Posted: January 17th, 2019

HCRS has elected Michelle Bos-Lun and Stephen Greene to our Board of Directors. Both new members bring a wealth of knowledge of mental health and substance abuse services to our agency. Michelle Bos-Lun, a high school teacher at Okemo Mountain School in Ludlow, has extensive experience working with children, youth, and families. She has been [...]

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HCRS Provides 24/7 Mental Health Support

Posted: December 21st, 2018

HCRS has a dedicated team of professional staff who support individuals experiencing a mental health emergency. As we move into the winter season, individuals often experience increased symptoms of depression such as low energy, sadness, isolation, and loss of interest in activities. HCRS is here to help, both for alleviating symptoms of depression and for [...]

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