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Archive for January, 2018

HCRS Implements Changes to Improve Access to Services

Posted: Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

HCRS announced today that it has instituted a new, faster process for new clients to access services. As part of the Agency’s quality improvement efforts, which includes feedback from clients and community members, HCRS has instituted Centralized Access Navigation for all its sites and programs. Centralized Access Navigation is a model used in many community [...]

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Open House for Southern VT Hospital Diversion Program

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018

An open house of the Southern Vermont Hospital Diversion Program, a collaboration between NFI and HCRS, will be held on Monday, January 29, from 1:00-3:00 pm. All are welcome.

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HCRS and NFI Team Up to Help Youth in Crisis

Posted: Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Jill (her name is changed to protect her identity) is a fourteen year old with curly brown hair, blue eyes, and finely detailed tattoos on her arms and neck. She sits on a gurney at the Brattleboro Memorial Hospital emergency room and talks with Becky, a clinician at HCRS who is also an on-call mental [...]

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HCRS Announces Two New Board Members

Posted: Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

HCRS has elected Jeff Acker and Phillip Kasten to its Board of Directors. Originally from Connecticut, Jeff Acker moved to the Upper Valley to attend Dartmouth College in 1984. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Education in 1988, Acker pursued numerous entrepreneurial ventures in real estate, property management, and construction. Currently [...]

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