Dinner Parties That Matter

By Suzi Craig, MHC’s Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and Policy “It’s not about the rupture, it’s about the repair.” These are the words that Nelba Marquez-Greene shared at MHC’s 2017 Art of Wellbeing: An Evening of Jazz, Hope, and Healing. Nelba is a seasoned mental health professional, CEO of a nonprofit based on love… Read more »

Mental Health Connecticut’s Independence Center Brings 100+ Artists from Across Connecticut for “Mending Art” Exhibit

Mental Health Connecticut invites members of the community and arts enthusiasts to attend a free opening reception of the “Mending Art” Exhibit to be held Thursday, October 12th from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m., at Hartford ArtSpace, kicking off a month-long art exhibit. Refreshments, live music, and a real-time creation of an illustration celebrating the exhibit… Read more »

12 Ways To Rewire Your Brain During Vacation

Contributed by: Luke Carter, Mental Health Writer, Nootrina.com When the going gets tough, even the toughest need to pause everything and just take a break. As cliché as it may sound, everyone really does need a vacation every now and then because life is never easy, and the mountain is always piling up. A lot… Read more »

Great Exercises for Boosting Mental Wellness

Contributed by: Jane Sandwood Your body and your mind are closely linked, and finding harmony between the two is essential to one’s overall wellbeing and personal fitness. We all know the many benefits of exercising and can oftentimes see and feel the results on our bodies. Yet, research by Connecticut’s public health commission determined that only half of adults… Read more »

Mind Over Matter: How to Understand Your Emotional Health

Contributed by Todd Griffin, TG Psychology Do you recognize the difference between emotional and physical health? Do you know where you stand when it comes to your personal mental health? Hardly ever considered as important as physical health, most of the people have trouble getting in touch with their emotions and feelings. Emotionally healthy people… Read more »