Mental Health Connecticut Receives High Marks Through Three Year CARF Accreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Suzi Craig 860-529-1970, Ext. 205; scraig@mhconn.org July 16, 2019. West Hartford, CT – Mental Health Connecticut (MHC) has received its triennial accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) after having successfully completed a comprehensive assessment of the organization in May 2019. Findings from the report reflect multiple… Read more »

The Connection Between Protein and Your Mental Health

Contributed by: Jane Sandwood Nutrition can play an important role in achieving better mental health; a recent study showed that in a group of adults with depression, ⅓ of participants who ate a diet rich in produce, fish and legumes experienced a remission of symptoms. The foods you eat impact the structure and function of your… Read more »

Workplace Strategies for Mental Health

Contributed by: Thomas Granswein Description: Small business owners are vulnerable to mental health problems like stress, depression, and anxiety. As an entrepreneur, how do you deal with them? Learn the risk factors for mental health and the effective workplace strategies of dealing with them! Running a small business is not a walk in the park…. Read more »

#31 Days of Wellness – Day #31

It has been an amazing 31 Days of Wellness for Mental Health Connecticut as we culminate the end of Mental Health Awareness Month. We jam-packed May with an assortment of fun events and activities, as well as educational social media posts focused on mental health awareness. We kicked off the month with the “Color A… Read more »

If You’re Feeling Lonely, You’re Not Alone – Day #30

In 2018, Cigna conducted a survey that revealed loneliness at “epidemic levels” in the U.S. Why is a health insurance company concerned with loneliness? It’s been proven that feelings of isolation, loneliness, and lack of social connection impact our health and wellbeing. Humans are social animals and while we are continually told to eat right,… Read more »