Looking After Your Mental Health in Older Age 

Contributed by: Jane Sandwood More than 6 million Americans over the age of 65 suffer from some form of depression. For some individuals this can be debilitating or even life-threatening, as depression is a significant predictor of suicide in elderly Americans. Therefore, understanding how to stay fit and healthy is crucial to ensuring older people… Read more »

How To Deal With The Stress And Pressure of Gift-Giving

Contributed by: Jane Sandwood Gift-giving is one of the oldest human traditions dating back to the stone age, but why is it that we still feel tremendous stress when buying gifts for our loved ones? The act of giving and receiving gifts is still so prevalent because it’s one of the best ways for us to strengthen personal… Read more »

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 »