Archive for March, 2011

HCRS to Host Autism Awareness Events in April

Posted: Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

The month of April is designated Autism Awareness month in order to highlight the growing need for awareness about Autism. In support of this effort, HCRS will be offering several events and activities throughout the month. On the evening of April 1st, HCRS will join the international “Light It Up Blue” Autism Awareness campaign by [...]

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HCRS Crisis Care Center Offers Alternative Setting for Individuals Having a Mental Health Crisis

Posted: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

In June 2010, HCRS initiated an important innovation in mental health crisis treatment when they opened Vermont’s first Crisis Care Center in Springfield, Vermont. Typically, when a person is experiencing a mental health crisis, they must go to their local Emergency Room (ER) and a crisis screener is called in to evaluate them. Unfortunately, most [...]

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