The Art of Distraction – Day #20

Jessica Fidler from MHC’s Stamford office recently shared some experiences she’s seen with a program participant of our residential services breaking free of some heavy chains of depression. “Lately, he’s been expressing happiness and we joke a lot. On one trip back from the beach, he was singing to the radio with the windows down… Read more »

Mental Health Is a Roundabout, Not a One Way Street – Day #19

Written by: Victoria Pelka, MHC Development Committee Member I’m sure we can all agree that most things in life require maintenance. You don’t just buy a new car and drive it forever without getting the oil changed, replacing the tires and generally keeping it up. Mental health is the same way. Having sound mental health… Read more »

Sending Thanks to our Troops – Day #18

“Our Servicemen and women are serving throughout the world as guardians of peace–many of them away from their homes, their friends and their families. They are visible evidence of our determination to meet any threat to the peace with measured strength and high resolve. They are also evidence of a harsh but inescapable truth–that the… Read more »

GROW with MHC – Day # 17

One of MHC’s newest programs, GROW (Gardening, Recovery, and Opportunities for Wellness) is a skills building and wellness program that also grows healthy food for our program participants. Led by our in-house gardener, Grayson Colarusso, GROW continues to do just that – grow across the state! Participants in this program learn the art of gardening… Read more »