COVID-19 Update



Posted: December 9th, 2020

Embracing Technology in Order to Celebrate the Past Fiscal Year   Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), southeastern Vermont’s non-profit community mental health agency, held its annual meeting on November 12th for the first time via the international video chat platform, Zoom. Attended by 175 board members, staff, clients, and community members, the event celebrated [...]

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HCRS Implements Same Day Access

Posted: October 6th, 2020

HCRS has implemented an open access model for new clients, allowing the agency to offer same day access, as of October 5. Community mental health has historically been challenged by wait times for client services. Individuals seeking mental health treatment often wait weeks for an assessment appointment, and even longer to actually receive clinical services. [...]

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HCRS to Implement Same Day Access

Posted: October 1st, 2020

As of October 5, HCRS is implementing Same Day Access which will allow us to see new clients when they need support, without having to wait for an appointment.

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Vermont Highlights Suicide Prevention in WCAX Series

Posted: September 23rd, 2020

Vermont Care Partners and its member agencies created a series on suicide prevention as part of National Suicide Prevention Month. The series aired on WCAX-3 News during the week of September 21. Here are links to this informative series on suicide prevention: Segment 1: Help for Vermonter’s Struggling with Thoughts of Self-Harm Segment 2: How [...]

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HCRS Hosts “Coping with Stress & Anxiety” Workshop

Posted: September 21st, 2020

Workshop: Coping with Stress and Anxiety & Helping Someone Who’s Experiencing Suicidal Ideation Presented by: Gary Graff and Jack Heddon Dates: September 30 or October 14, 2020 (1:00-2:30 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 [...]

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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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