COVID-19 Update


HCRS Back to School Packets

Posted: September 4th, 2020

HCRS has pulled together packets of resources for families of children returning to school. Click below to view these five packets containing resources for families, mental health information, facts about COVID-19, how to help children cope, and resources for schools and teachers. Back to School Packets

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HCRS’ Client Satisfaction Rating Improves 2%

Posted: July 23rd, 2020

HCRS’ client satisfaction rating improved by 2% for the services we provide to thousands of clients across Windsor and Windham counties every year. This improved rating was received in response to questions asked of virtually all active agency clients during a two-month period as part of our annual survey process. Since the year 2000, we [...]

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HCRS Supports Community with Warm Line

Posted: June 15th, 2020

Kate Lamphere, our Adult Services Division Director, was interviewed for the following Valley News article about the increase in need for mental health supports during these unprecedented times.  

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Silence is Not an Option

Posted: June 5th, 2020

By George Karabakakis, Ph.D., HCRS CEO Our world seems to be erupting around us. We’ve spent the past three months dealing with the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has impacted almost every aspect of our lives. Now, our hearts break at the senseless and horrific killing of George Floyd and many others before [...]

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HCRS Seeks Client Input on Reintegration

Posted: June 2nd, 2020

Are you an HCRS client? If so, we would love to hear your thoughts on returning to in-person services at our offices. Please take a few moments to complete this confidential survey: Thank you for sharing your thoughts with us! If you have any questions on the survey, please contact your provider(s). The survey will [...]

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Supporting Mental Health

Posted: May 28th, 2020

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Check out the following tips on supporting loved ones who may be struggling, from the Vermont Department of Mental Health:  

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FREE Coping with Stress & Anxiety Workshop – May 27

Posted: May 19th, 2020

Workshop: Coping with Stress and Anxiety & Helping Someone Who’s Experiencing Suicidal Ideation Presented by: Gary Graff and Jack Heddon Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 (12:00-2:00 pm) This free, online workshop will provide information and practical steps towards addressing stress and anxiety as well as suicidal thoughts. This information is especially pertinent in light of [...]

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HCRS Seeks Homemade Cloth Face Masks

Posted: May 19th, 2020

We’ve started a campaign to obtain 1,000 cotton face masks for staff or clients. The masks will be used when we begin to reintegrate our services back to our offices.

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Summer Therapeutic Program Cancelled

Posted: May 15th, 2020

HCRS will be unable to provide our therapeutic summer camps this year. As you might imagine, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on our ability to plan, coordinate, and fund this important program for children and youth. In addition, the current requirements for social distancing and infection control would significantly impact the benefits [...]

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Free Suicide Prevention Workshops

Posted: April 29th, 2020

Kate Lamphere, our Adult Services Division Director, will be hosting two FREE workshops on recognizing the signs of suicide and ways to help. These are stressful times. We are trying to help build capacity to recognize risk for suicide, develop ways to talk to people, and get them to help. Please feel free to take [...]

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