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Archive for May, 2018

Legislature Recognizes HCRS’ 50th Anniversary

Posted: Friday, May 25th, 2018

HCRS was recognized by the Vermont House of Representatives for our 50th anniversary celebrated in 2017. In a concurrent resolution signed by the Senate and House of Representatives on May 3, HCRS was recognized for many highlights of our history including the opening of the Beekman House residential program in 1979, beginning to offer employment [...]

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Supporting the Mental Health of Children & Youth

Posted: Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we take a look back at the history of children’s mental health as well as provide helpful information to support the mental health of children and youth. It wasn’t too long ago that anyone who suffered with a mental health diagnosis was viewed as weak or as somehow [...]

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HCRS Trains Law Enforcement and Crisis Workers

Posted: Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

HCRS held a Team Two Training at the Hartford Police Department on April 27, 2018 for 25 first responders. Team Two is a training program designed to help ensure that first responders to a mental health emergency are as prepared as possible. Police officers and mental health workers from Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Vermont State [...]

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HCRS Recognized with House of Representatives Resolution

Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018

On May 3, the Vermont House of Representatives unanimously approved a resolution brought forward by Representative Valerie Stuart, congratulating HCRS on our 50th anniversary. Our CEO, George Karabakakis, Ph.D., attended the ceremony on behalf of the agency. Below is the full resolution.

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